How To Make a Stainless Steel Grill from a Common Beer Keg Easy DIY





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Here is a step by step way to make a really unique Stainless Steel Grill out of a Beer Keg.

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Here is the keg before we begin cutting.

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 Make the hinges out of a strip of stainless steel. Make sure to use stainless welding rods. Lock nuts were used to adjust how easily the top opened and closed.

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Make the stand out of galvanized fencing material. it’s not stainless steel but works very well.

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Rig the handle up using 2 stainless bolts and a piece of stainless rod.

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Here is one of the hinges holding the top and the bottom together. Welded using a stick welder.

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Closer view of handle.

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You can use some of that synthetic wood that they sell at lowes. This was to make it last longer and look more professional.

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This is the burner we used. We scavenged a burner from an old furnace. Find an old furnace and it contains 12 of these perfect burners.

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Drill a hole, put in a thermometer and buy a regulator for the gas and rig it up to the scavenged burner. We also welded two pieces of stainless together at a 90 degree angle to provide a grease shield for the burner.

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Here is the finished product. The grating is stainless. We went to a store and looked at their grills and measured the gratings. When we found a grill that had the appropriate sized grating we called the company and purchased a “replacement” from them.

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