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Some metal work for a change #1: Portable fire pit from 44Gallon Oil drum

05-23-2019 01:29 AM by anthm27 | 27 comments »

I,ve never posted this because it wasn’t a wood project. I built this about a year ago on my farm in Australia.Essentially a portable open fire pit to warm the riff raff friends when they pitch up for the weekend with their tents. Built from a 44 gallon drum (44 imperial gallons or 200 liters), along with 1×1 inch mild steel. Tools, angle grinder and a stick welder that happens to be an Inverter type welder as opposed to a transformer type welder. So much lighter and portable. (Awesome little welder it is, see pic) 1) I cut the drum down the center with an angle grinder, It was originally filled with motor oil and I wasn’t sure if the residual oil may burn with the sparks fr...

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