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Basically, I needed a small grill really quick and cheap. It's pretty simple to put together, and easy to use. All steps in this guide are for informational purposes only. I am not responsible for any damages, explosions, or radioactive fishmen they may attack you and/or eat your first born.
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Step 1: Gather Materials

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Run to a Dollar Tree and pick up cooling racks (for baked goods, cookies, cakes, etc) and lasagna pans. The racks and pans were both 2 for $1, so I ended up with two pans, and two racks. I guess that makes this a $1 Grill, but who's counting?

Step 2: Assemble

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The cooling racks have 4 triangle shaped indentions pointing downwards that line up almost perfectly with the lasagna pan. Line up the indentations with the pan, the cooling rack holds itself in place, and thats all folks. .
aicerg122 days ago

I made this today for 4th of July and it worked great! I live in a tiny apartment and it was very easy to make. Thanks!

sadbluekitty11 months ago

This is awesome! I live in a tiny rent house in a college town so there's no storage for anything. This way its disposable or I could just stick it under the kitchen sink! My fiancee has been dieing for a grill! Thanks for sharing!

pholtan1 year ago

You might use a couple more cooling racks under the grill so it's not on the surface of the table... or cement blocks.... but they are too heavy for me to carry around. The ground of course or sidewalk is good too.... I prefer not to be bending or leaning over that far down... like things up at table height. Good idea!!!!

... clean-up problem? Solved!!!
Can this be reused?
sk8er6 (author)  thisisnotmyusername1 year ago
It can be used a good couple of times. As long as that lasagna pan holds. Really if you left both pans stacked together (they are 2 for $1) it would probably be sturdier.
xrobevansx1 year ago
ladytyty3 years ago
what a great idea ! pack it in your car trunk, you have a creative mind. Thank you !
i made this works great
derte845 years ago
In Italy the sell something very similar for 5 euros. In addition to this the charcoal is inside a paper bag that was wet with wax and gasoline (i think..). You just fire up tha bag and the charcoal ignite :)
carlos1w5 years ago
Very nice.
Browncoat5 years ago
sk8er6 (author) 5 years ago
thanks! dont forget to rate!