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BBQ and Outdoor Kitchen contemporary-patio
 

BBQ and Outdoor Kitchen

Michele Lee Willson Photography

A refined material palette modernizes this conventional 60′s ranch-home’s yard. Repetition of materials like stone, ipe and concrete combine beautifully to form a bold and contemporary garden.

Layered walls perform double duty as both sculpture and a way to define gathering spaces. Contrasting leaf textures and hues harmonize with the hardscape, and plant masses add their colorful statement to the canvas.
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Keoni Sundseth wrote:
BBQ/Bar frame - How did you frame in the BBQ/bar, i.e. concrete blocks, metal or wood?
   Comment   May 12, 2014
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I believe this one was done with a steel frame
June 19, 2014 at 12:04PM   
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janemj wrote:
BBQ Island IPE Siding - Is there a special thin IPE wood product that was used on the BBQ sides? Since wood expands, how is this handled? Thanks for any input. It's a beautiful project.
   Comment   April 19, 2014
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We used 1" boards for the sides with a small gap. Ipe is really dense so you can install a little tighter than other woods
June 19, 2014 at 12:16PM   
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kilpatricks wrote:
love the kitchen design. We live in Michigan - can we get a prefab? - Would you be open to shipping the kitchen/bbq space to us?
   Comment   August 1, 2013
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This was a custom design built all on site for the client. Unfortunately, it is not available in prefab.
August 26, 2013 at 12:01PM   
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jmprisco wrote:
Where did you get those stiools?
   Comment   May 7, 2012
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We got them here, http://www.marinoutdoorliving.com/furniture.html, but it was a couple years ago - so they may not carry them any more. I believe the line came from here http://modernoutdoor.com/
May 7, 2012 at 1:39PM   
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Katie Trenkle wrote:
What is the floor made of? I love the combination of warm and cool. Beautiful!
   Comment   January 6, 2012
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Thanks Katie!
The paving is full range bluestone and the stair tread are integral color concrete.
January 9, 2012 at 9:42AM   
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smittycdm wrote:
What material did you use for the outdoor barbeque countertop and bar? The entire space is beautiful. Thank you.
   Comment   November 28, 2011
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The stone countertop is green granite and thank you!
November 29, 2011 at 11:42AM     
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susanswest wrote:
I don't have a covering over my outdoor kitchen, but would like to have an ice maker/ and small refrigerator. Are there products that are impervious to the elements such as rain and heat
   Comment   November 2, 2011
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Yes there are - simply google "Outdoor Refrigerator" and you'll find plenty of options.
November 2, 2011 at 2:58PM   
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Many of the companies that make Grills, Lynx, DCS also make refrigerators. Be mindful of the seasonal conditions. If there is any freeze thaw, even slight - you will want to weatherize.
October 10, 2012 at 2:57PM   
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phurter wrote:
The wood .... why was Ipe chosen for the outdoor areas? What are its unique properties. Could it work outdoors in tropical Florida?
   Comment   October 10, 2011
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If left alone it will gray out. It depends on what stain or sealer you use. Some require every year, but there are some that should last 3 years. If you are in San Francisco Area, Beronio Lumber carries a great assortment of finishes
January 10, 2013 at 8:11AM   
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Is there any special requirements to protect the ipe wood from the heat of the bbq?
June 2, 2013 at 10:53AM   
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sam2011 wrote:
what species of wood is the barbeque island made of?
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Love the bar stools! Where can I buy them?
May 22, 2013 at 4:43AM   
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They were from Modern Outdoor, not sure if they still carry them http://modernoutdoor.com/
May 22, 2013 at 9:32AM   
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cotto6450 wrote:
What material was used to construct the kitchen platform? - What material was used to construct the kitchen platform under the ipe? Thank you.
   Comment   September 9, 2014
lvnlv wrote:
tree - gorgeous design! what type of tree is shown here planted solo with the red ?berry? growth ? thanks so much
   Comment   September 15, 2013
patkal wrote:
Does the green granite bench top have a particular name? I live in Australia
   Comment   November 1, 2012
jmprisco wrote:
Very clean design. How is the ipe fastened and how did you handle the corners? - Were biscuit fasteners used, or is this T&G? Also, how were the corner pieces made, or were they pre-constructed?
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Vanessa Brunner added this to Design Your Perfect Outdoor Kitchen
In terms of materials, everything needs to be durable, weatherproof, heat resistant, and easy to clean. This means rot resistant wood (such as teak, redwood, or cedar), stone, and stainless steel. Also, think about how hot materials get in direct sunlight, or even just warmer temperatures. Since you'll most likely be using this during the summer, you don't want to build your backyard kitchen out of something you'll barely be able to touch! More ideas: Romantic Outdoor Dining Inspiration 8 Elements of a Perfect Outdoor Dining Room Interview: 10 Secrets to
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Contemporary style and function combine in an outdoor kitchen where the cook is the star, passing hot tidbits to a grateful audience.Browse outdoor kitchen photos
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15. Houzzers loved the contrast between the green granite countertop and the reddish Ipe wood on this outdoor kitchen. This photo was also bookmarked for layout inspiration — the kitchen has plenty of room for cooking, serving up drinks and eating a full meal.
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Outdoor kitchens continue to explode in popularity, and now many feature outdoor cabinets that rival (or complement) their indoor companions. Higher-end design and the same types of accessories that enhance your indoor kitchen will be making their way outdoors.
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Including a bar top in your kitchen allows guests to sit and talk while you prepare and cook. This brings the party to the cook. Many guests enjoy being close to the cook, and with a bar top they can watch all the action while still staying out of the main kitchen space.

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