Originally Posted by 17mbpro
Thanks to all the knowledgable folks on this site I've been able to build this. I'm quite done yet, all I need to do is build the fire box and get a temp gauge installed Does anyone have a clever idea on how to attach the expanded metal to the grate without welding? The jury is still out on the handle and exhaust pipe, but I put them there just to see what it looks like....thoughts?
i believe i used 3/8" SS eye bolts(3) from tsc with fender washers. hand picked for the largest gap. still had to use a hammer to tap one onto the 3/4X #9. z