Below you can see a picture of a patio prep cart that I'm building for my brother. I would like to make a few design changes to the plan but I'm not sure if it would have some unforeseen negative effect down the road.
What I would like to do is implement some Tudor house design features since he just bought a Tudor home to start his family in.
One way I would do that is by painting the trim a traditional Tudor dark brown and paint the panels a more cream color.
In order for that to look nice, I think I would have to do away with the 1/4" gaps between the boards. Or maybe just use a piece of plywood. But, I'm worried that maybe the gaps are there on purpose, maybe allowing the cart to have airflow is needed?
Can anyone tell if eliminating the gaps between the boards on the siding might somehow hurt the integrity of this patio prep cart? If it makes a difference, I plan on using cedar for this.