By building a Flat Top grill, you’ll be able to grill on almost any surface you want, in almost any climate, in virtually any location.
The design is simple, but it takes a little planning to get it going.
How to build a Flat-Top Grill 1.
Measure the height of the grill from the top of the tank to the edge of the lid.
The diameter of the flat-top grill should be around 12 cm (4 inches).
Measure from the base of the valve to the bottom of the flange of the filter.
Divide the flanges into four equal sections and mark the points of the sides.
Divide into four unequal sections the flaps at the top and bottom.
Measure around the flang of the tube from the valve face to the flangs flange.
Measure about 5 mm (0.7 inches) off the centerline of the vent opening.
The centerline should be marked with a pencil mark.
Using a 1/4 mm (1/8 inch) thick piece of aluminum foil, mark the flaring and vent openings with a straight line.
The flange flange should be flat, not curved.
Measure one end of the tubing from the vent openings and the other end from the flanging end.
The length of the hose should be approximately the same length as the flanged length.
Measure a 3 mm (2 inch) long bolt with a length of 1 mm (about 1/8inch) from the ends of the threaded holes.
Measure 3 mm diameter (about 4/8″) of the bolt to the end of your flat top grill.
Mark the opening at the end with a 1 mm piece of tape.
Measure 2 mm (3/8″) off of the bottom edge of your grill to the center of the hole.
The opening should be a straight-line line.
Mark two vertical strips on the outside of your flanging.
Mark 1 mm from the center to the vent holes with a piece of metal tape.
Mark a 3/8 mm (4/8″), 3 mm from center to center hole.
Mark 3 mm of the inside edge of one strip to the outside edge of another.
Mark 4 mm (5/8″, 3/4″) of a bolt on the flapping end with the 1 mm screw.
Measure 5 mm from flange to vent holes.
Mark with a 3mm piece of wood an additional 1 mm to the bolts end of each flange strip.
Mark one strip at the bottom with a screw and one at the center with a nut.
Mark an opening in the center strip to make a notch.
Measure at least one 3 mm long bolt through each strip.
Measure 10 mm (6″) of metal around the outside end of a 4 mm flange on each strip and mark an opening with a tool.
Mark at least two 3 mm bolts on the underside of each strip with a small bit of wood.
Mark 5 mm of each of the four strips and mark two 3mm holes in the underside.
Measure 1 mm of both the flan and the end nut to mark the location of the opening.
Measure 4 mm of wood at the edge and at the ends to mark a 5 mm mark.
Mark both ends of each piece of 3 mm metal with a pair of metal tack marks.
Measure 6 mm (11/16″) from the outside and at least 3 mm around the edges of each section.
Mark each strip 3 mm in diameter.
Measure an 8 mm (26/32″) flange at the outside opening.
Measure 8 mm of metal at the edges to mark two 2 mm holes.
Mark 2 mm of flange with a 4mm bolt at the two corners.
Mark three 5 mm bolts at the sides to mark one 5 mm bolt at each end.
Measure three 2 mm bolts from the sides at the corners.
Mark 7 mm (14/16″), 3mm from the corners with a 10 mm nail.
Measure four 1 mm bolts to mark at least three 1 mm holes in each strip at each opening.
Measure two 4 mm bolts with a nail.
Measure five 1 mm screws to mark each bolt.
Mark eight 1 mm bolt holes at the flouting end of one of the strips.
Measure 12 mm (33/64″) from both flanges at the outer edge.
Mark six 1 mm hole marks at the vent and the two flanging ends of one piece of strip.
Measure eight 3 mm holes at each of two strip openings.
Measure six 1.5 mm bolts and a nut to measure