DIY Outdoor Kitchen Ideas for Saving Money

DIY OUTDOOR KITCHEN IDEAS – Are you one of those who think of big-budget for creating functional and wonderful outdoor kitchens? This may become one of the misconceptions that lead you and others reluctant to making a creative one.

The truth paints a different picture. No big budget is always necessary. You can make use of existing materials in your home to establish cool outdoor kitchens. Check out our list of do-it-yourself or DIY outdoor kitchen styles that may meet your budget range.

Simple DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Simple DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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You probably guess that wood becomes core of the article’s overall outdoor kitchen ideas. We can’t argue that your guess gets a nod from us. Wood opens spaces for us to experiment that goes in line with our budget range.

This first example shows that despite large space, this outdoor kitchen model doesn’t necessarily cost so much money. You can conclude that from the type of wood used here. Use this type of wood board as a stand for the kitchen, cabinetry, and even drawers.

On top of the stand, utilize marble as the countertop, the desk, and the sink area.

Purposeful DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Purposeful DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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Apply this idea when you barely have enough space for an outdoor kitchen. You can see the outdoor kitchen makes use of narrow, lengthy empty space. Once again, wood becomes essence from this kitchen model.

Arrange the type of wooden boards in the lengthwise model as this picture suggests. The boards follow the available space that sees some of the boards are cut to fit with the stairs.

The kitchen conveys various purposes from cooking to grilling meats. The plants and the wooden fence complete the overall kitchen model.

Stylish DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Stylish DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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DIY outdoor kitchen ideas can involve marble, ceramic or stone. Some of you may prefer these rock types for elegant and sleek looks. This sample looks stylish and neat thanks to the materials. The kitchen presents at least three rocks.

You can clearly spot the difference from the countertop, the stand of the kitchen and the backsplash. With the relatively fair size of the kitchen, you can save some money because you can adjust the number of ceramics or rocks based on the space.

Within this kitchen, you can place stove, microwave, sink, and storage for eating utensils.

Portable DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Portable DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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This becomes the easiest tip of all. Simply purchase a wooden table like this picture shows with one layer to place cooking equipment or fresh vegetables and spices. Use a transparent box or small containers to take up all of them.

On top of the wooden table, place stove or other cooking tools. Empty the next space of the cooking tool for placing ingredients later on. Interesting enough to see the kitchen model equips with the wooden wall or the backsplash.

The wooden wall can take up other cooking equipment or accommodate plants. The simple model allows you removing it to other areas.

Elegant DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Elegant DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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Have you got extra red bricks after constructing your house? Don’t throw them right away. You can make use of them as outdoor kitchen main material as this picture suggests. The outdoor kitchen takes L-shaped in fair, available space.

Red bricks color half of the wall that can further function as the backsplash of the kitchen. The same bricks serve as the pillars of the sort of kitchen island. You can place ready-to-serve meals on top of the narrow table.

Select marble or ceramics as the countertop. Complete it with the concrete stand to take up the cooking equipment, among others.

Economical DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Economical DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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This outdoor kitchen applies doubled wooden small tables with one layer below. Put them next to each other for different purposes. This picture suggests you putting cooking equipment in one of the wooden tables and one of the layers below the tables.

Other materials include stainless steel sink area and stainless steel rack for putting dried dishes. The kitchen model equips with the wooden backsplash that can take up eating utensils, small jars containing spices and wild flowers.

What goes missing from the design is a stove or cooking tool. You can instead place it in other rooms.

Recycled DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Recycled DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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Again, we present for you an outdoor kitchen that utilizes wood. This time around, we invite you utilizing recycled wooden boards that strong enough to handle heavy cooking tools with water on some occasions.

This picture divides its overall kitchen model into two parts. One serves as a cooking area while the other one becomes sink one. All of them use secondhand woods. Arrange them in a way that can take up cooking tools, sink, eating utensils as this sample shows.

Coffee Bar DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Coffee Bar DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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Here comes yet another sample of the wooden board category. Slimmer and more diverse, the wooden board type makes up the overall kitchen. The wooden boards become the stand and the countertop of the kitchen.

Notice how all of the boards lead into a coffee bar we often see in commercial coffee bars. Not to neglect the wooden table that stands across the coffee bar table. The wooden outdoor kitchen completes itself with a stainless steel cooking tool.

All of the materials suffice for the main kitchen and eating-in site.

Creative DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Creative DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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Our ninth idea sets itself apart from most of the recommendations in this article. It does use wooden beams with corrugated stainless steel boards that take up most of the kitchen. The corrugated stainless steel boards become the roof of the kitchen.

The boards serve as the backsplash and the wall for the racks of the kitchen. We believe you won’t find it too hard to discover then set it up. With that simple material, you can see that this kitchen looks functional and creative.

Modern DIY Outdoor Kitchen

Modern DIY Outdoor Kitchen
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By size, this outdoor kitchen seems tinier compared to most of the kitchen samples on this list. Even so, this kitchen looks modern and fancy thanks to concrete or rock-based material.

The kitchen combines ceramic and rock as main material for the area. The selection leads to the solid and creamy appearance of the kitchen that suffices for cooking and storing ingredients, meals and cooking tools.

BONUS: DIY Outdoor Kitchen Built-in Grill Station

This video will show you how to build this DIY outdoor kitchen with a built-in Grilling station and a pergola for Wood Pellet Grill.


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