*Home Made Cooking Rack*
Junk Put to Use
15 April 2004
I had a few pieces of round stock that I cut out of an old broken piece of tower that I found. Just had a feeling that I should hang on to them. So I did.
Then I got the idea to make a cooking rack out of them. A good solid one for an open fire.
I simply welded 4 of ‘em into a square. Then welded in 2 more for a center. This would work fine as long as we had bricks or something to support it. Wait…it can be better.
I had 4 pieces left so I figured they’d work for legs.
Went and welded 2 together @ 90 degrees. Then did the same with the others.
Then I inserted the legs into the rack, centered them up and glued ‘em.
I had to do the welding with a MIG cuz I don’t have an ARC. I got fairly good penetration and the rack feels pretty solid.
We’re going to try it out tonight when we fry some steaks over an open fire.
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