Originally Posted by gravityguy
The holes in the lid look terrible because, well... they are! lol First time i've ever used a step drill bit and took a couple of holes to get the hang of it. I also 'screwed' up the first air hole on the bottom so had to use some bolts and washers on the nipple to fix it. I used some car radiator filler to fill the around the edge to make it air tight.
It's beautiful. Living up to the name of UDS. My current one is not nearly as pretty as yours. :) Just have to sand off any pieces of metal sticking up or down to prevent cuts.