[Spit-Project] Portable hearth test
rjohnson at cfsa.org
Tue Jul 31 07:03:33 PDT 2007
I know what you mean about the rebar. Mine is long enough, but my grill
is also made of rebar and is therefore very heavy. I haven't tried
putting an iron kettle on it yet, and I'm fearful of what might happen.
I'm looking at some heavier rebar for the grill supports.
I think that places like Home Depot will cut it for you. It takes a
specialized tool to do it. A coworker at my job has one and has cut
rebar for me before. Then you could just file the edges smooth with a
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[mailto:spit-project-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Kathleen
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 6:24 AM
To: Creating period spits
Subject: Re: [Spit-Project] Portable hearth test
I have #3 and love it. It's set up in the backyard right now. I'm
break from pavilion sewing at the moment and will try to get some
they can be compared with Miriam's. My only issue is completely on my
I need to find longer lengths of rebar to hold my grill surface above
fire. Four feet isn't quite long enough and the next size up the one
I shopped was eight feet in length.
I'm not sure what the differences are between mine and Miriams but mine
the first one with a top cross-bar.
Mine and Guthar's (I believe) will be at Pennsic if anyone wants to take
look at one in action and examine it up close.
Eibhlin, now Atlantian but always a Westie!
On 7/30/07, Rosalyn Johnson <rjohnson at cfsa.org> wrote:
> It was custom built by a blacksmith here in the West by the name of
> Crimson. He makes them to order. If you are interested, he can be
> at crimsonkil at lycos.com. Mine is the fifth one he has done.
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