Picture of Windscreen for Beverage Can Camp Stove
If you've already made a "Beverage Can Camp Stove", you can make a windscreen/potholder for it to help keep it going in blustery weather.

Thanks to Sam for demonstrating the project for this Instructable.

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Step 1: Tools & Materials

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*Aluminum Turkey/Roasting Pan
*Camping Cook pot
*metal tent stake (1)
*screwdriver/awl for making holes
*Shop Scissors or aviation snips
*piece of scrap wood/mdfnot

Step 2: Cut & Join The Windscreen Body

Picture of Cut & Join The Windscreen Body
First, we use the shop scissors/snips to cut out the middle flat bits of the roasting pans.  Be careful, metal can be very sharp!

Then, we join these rectangular bits together by placing two sheets on top of each other and folding over the edges in a "felled" seam.  Use the scrap piece of wood/mdf to help you make the fold smooth and flat.

Step 3: Shape & Assemble

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The next step is to roll the joined sheet around a can or some other round object to put a curl in it to make it easier to shape.

Then, shape the sheets around the pot for which you wish to make a stand/windscreen.

Using the shop scissors, trim to the proper height, cleaning up the edges, but be sure and leave a small tab.

Fold this tab over to lock the ends together.

Attach open ends with paper/binder clips (make sure they are metal! -- remember this screen will get hot!l)
essyx11 months ago

Thank you. This one is so cheap, so light, so easy to build! I just made my own and i'm gonna use it this week-end.