|This is the 1/8 thick pipe I almost used for the melting pot|
Laying out metal for top lip. Junk Metal is not junk, a few welds and cuts and you create a part.
|I first removed a rectangle of metal so as not to wast the metal or the chop saw blade|
A hand grinder was used to finish the circles.The parts were laid on a flat surface and spot welded and flipped over as you see here. Note the peace at the bottom is 1/4 inch thick and the rest of the top is 1/8 thick. I need to tap 2 holes for the drain and wanted the extra strength for the drain valve bracket. To view next post click
A Blog has the ability to up date material and even though time has passed and this is an old post I noticed that a lot of people will only view one page and move on. So it seemed practical to place a photo of the finished product on each post.
Richard W Norman
If they pass laws against guns then you will either make your supplies at home, salvage or do without.