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Cpt'n Cook


Cpt'n Cook
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  • Re: Rain Hat

    That does look cool, this looks like like crap ...
    but it works and it was cheap :laugh:
  • Re: Rain Hat

    I made it with a couple of pieces of scrap Birch plywood glued together and carved with a Dremel Moto tool to kind of fit my left hand. I gave it about 5 coats of Poly and mounted it to the egg metal handle from the back with a couple of long thin round headed screws. I once made a plywood slingshot with a custom grip and liked the way the plywood layers brought out the shape.
    Next project; a full size reproduction of Michelangelo'David done in laminate plywood. :woohoo:
  • Re: Plans for enclosed table?

    I did make some rough plans for my enclosed table but I altered them so much along the way they are pretty much worthless. Here are a few thoughts and pictures that might help.
    I wanted some place to store a little lump, tools and grills.
    I had a whole mess of tongue & groove Cedar left over from a previous project. I made a heat barrier to go around the back of the the egg hoping that it would throw a little heat out for more comfy winter cooks, didn't do much on to help but I am glad I did it anyway, it keeps the side and back from heating up and drying out. I also put some galvanized on the floor where the dirty grids were stored. Top is just 5/8 inch Birch plywood with a piece of flagstone that I had laying around.
    Hope these pics help a little and don't forget the Beer opener.
    If I were to do it again I would have made it so you could just slide the egg in and out the front.

    Good luck with your table.
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