|Piano wire pot stand
Wire pot stand is constructed from 3/32" piano wire and 3/16" brass tubing. It has three sides, each 6" base, 3.5" high,
with 2" support overhang. One side has a short leg without an overhang, that slides into a shorter section of brass tube.
It stores folded nearly flat. The assembled triangle is very strong. 2" length of tubing on 2 sides, 1.5" length on the
Materials purchased at ACE hardware for $5. I build mine with a tubing cutter, standard pliers, a cheap bolt cutter, and
Measure 2", mark, 90* bend, add tubing, measure 3.5", mark, 90* bend, mesure 6", mark, 90* bend, add tubing, measure
3.5", mark, 90" bend, measure 2", cut. Best if you measure and bend in series so as to negate cumulative error. Think through
how the three section interconnect via the brass tubing so that you don't make a bend and then realize that you can't slide
into the previous section's tube.
The tuna can was opened, contents munched. The bottom was scribed, then a hole poked in the center and the unwanted cut
out with kitchen shears. The vent holes were made with cheap paper punch. The burner is inverted and placed in the can for
storage. The can offers a little protection - although the Trangia is hardly fragile.