Introduction: Ammo Box Grill
I saw a instructable a few years back where they made a grill from a tool box. I thought an ammo can would work (minus the ammo) Purchased an ammo box at a yard sale for $10.00
I did not purchase anything else other then a can of heat paint.
Salvaged grill and charcoal racks from an old gas grill warming rack.
various nuts and bolts I had laying around the shop!
Step 1: Ammo Can Prep
1) Drilled holes in the bottom for air vents did not want them to big, later added holes to one end.
2) Drilled holes in the four corners for bolts to make legs to keep the grill off the ground (for air flow) I used nuts on both sides to keep it tight and give it some depth.
3) The bolts also helped to keep a charcoal grid (salvaged from old gas grill) off the bottom of the of the ammo can again for air flow.
4) Used scrap wood and branches from the yard to start a fire in the can to burn off the green paint
Step 2: Paint the Ammo Can
1) High heat spray paint from the big orange store
2) Steel wool the ammo can (no picture)
3) Spray painted 2 coats....Next time maybe three!!
4) Added some air holes to one of the can for more air flow
Step 3: Grill Grid!
1) Drilled six holes 1 1/2 inches from the top of the can (lip) three on each side
2) 2 inch bolts with nuts (again what I had laying around) very sturdy, works well to keep grill steady and firm.
3) Placed food grill on top. Same part of grill used for charcoal bed, just the other half. Cleaned it off with wire brush.
Step 4: Lets Eat
1) old Boy Scout trick place charcoal in old paper egg carton for easy transport and works as a starter to get coal burning.
2) Ball Park all beef dogs!
3) Mustard ( Horseradish) and Relish!
4) Ace the Dog gives the dogs and the Ammo Can Grill Four Paws!!!!
5) Figure i can throw in Kayak, or on back of bike for a nice grilled lunch when out and about. Pretty lightweight and portable.!!!