Originally Posted by MrLeadFoot
Isits, how thick is the wood? And, how to you connect the pieces together? Or, do you just place them side by side? Thanks!
The top is 1" thick. I originally used 1/2" plywood but found out it wasn't sturdy enough. I glued and screwed another piece of 1/2" plywood to the original piece face-to-face. It's overkill but I didn't want to scrap what I already had. 3/4" would probably be fine for anything but a stainless steel kit.
There are three sections. Each section consists of two pieces of wood that are connected by a piano hinge. I use a total of four latches to keep the pieces together. Two in the front and two in the back. I use a D-ring clip on each of the latches to keep them from coming loose.