Shelf Material

Discussion in 'Side Fire Box' started by silverhawx, May 25, 2010.

  1. I have a NB SFB. The front boards are warped and need to be replaced. I was thinking about using a piece of Trex ( Non - wood ) decking material. Has anyone used this material before? Would it get to hot and warp?


  2. adiochiro3

    adiochiro3 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    As long as the decking material was not too close to the firebox, I don't think there would be a problem.  The temps around the cook chamber aren't so hot that they will melt/warp.  Just keep about at least a 1 inch space between the cook chamber and the deck material.  I assume this is left over / free material; if so, then no great loss if it does fail, right?
  3. Not free material that's why I was asking. I don't want to buy a $20 board if it's going to warp. Maybe I can find a free piece.

    Thanks, Mike

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