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03-12-2011, 11:29 PM
is one Smokin' Farker
Join Date: 01-05-11
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
So here is my first official build post!
This is how it looked yesterday:
This chisel I used ($13)
During the chisel process:
Chiseling can leave a razor sharp and jagged edge (I hammered then ground this down later)
My weber lid seriously fits perfectly:
What I bought at Home Depot last night:
Building my charcoal basket:
So we found a dog tie down that we thought would make a perfect handle but I have a concern about it maybe being toxic? It's magnetic and sparked so it's definitely not aluminum but is there anything else I should worry about?
Starting the burn out, it burned for 2 hours (is that enough?)
A shot of my friends shop:
So I took it back home and coated the entire inside with vegetable oil and am going to season it tomorrow after I paint it (any tips for this?)
I guess I am a little concerned with how safe is it to cook in this? I washed it out with soap really well, burned it out for over two hours then washed it out again and then coated with oil. How should I season it tomorrow?
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