How To: Build a Mini Altoids BBQ

Build a Mini Altoids BBQ

Instructables user vmspionage demonstrates how to make a tiny bbq grill with an Altoids tin "powered by a standard-sized charcoal briquette and capable of cooking a full-size hot dog (cut down to size) or smaller hamburger patties with ease." Impressive design and execution.

You Will Need:

  • 1 Altoids sours tin
  • 4x 1.5" sheet metal screws with wide heads (or 4x washers to match)
  • 8x nuts to thread on screws
  • 70mm metal computer fan guard (similar style to the one shown)
  • 92mm metal computer fan guard (similar style to the one shown)*
  • Dremel tool with cutting wheel
  • Drill with bit slightly bigger than bolts
  • Tin snips
  • Pliers/Needle nose pliers
  • Screwdriver
  • Safety goggles and gloves

How To:

It's a lengthy process, but well worth it if you like to build things and cookout. Check out the full guide over on Instructables for step-by-step instructions with pictures.

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Also known as a hobo stove.

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