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Unread 03-16-2011, 02:26 PM   #7593
expatpig
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Originally Posted by inv3ctiv3 View Post
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?

Thanks!
I wouldn't worry about the galv. hardware, you'll get cancer from eating all the smoked meat way before the zinc does you in
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