The distance of charcoal from the pot or food may mean the difference
between dinner in hours or minutes.
This instructable shows you how to
make a durable, custom-sized bbq grate from simple tools in a few minutes.
I needed a grate for my Charcoal BBQ Shichirin and another for holding
up sticks in my Metal Can Rocket Stove.
(Instructions for making the metal can rocket stove
/ gasifier / charcoal stove in step 3)
Step 1: How to Cut Steel Coathangers
You will need:
pair of pliers
thick protective gloves
Choose the length that you need then grab the pliers at that point.
With the other hand bend the hanger several times - the friction will weaken the bending point and snap off easily.
Use this method to remove the hook from the coathanger.