I built a bbq pit recently for a friend and am about to start a second one. On the first one I cut circles with my plasma and welded them in to cap the ends. Then I ground the welds. The end cap (circle I cut) I put flush with the end of the pipe so once ground down it was a sharp transition from the top of the pipe 90* down to the cap surface.
I see pro built pits that have lovely rounded edges like the one in the pic I'm including. How do they do this? Is there a cap they buy and weld on? This can't be hand ground. If it is, I can't grind this pretty and consistent.
Here's how I did mine:
Here's a 'pretty' one I want to emulate:
Thanks for your help!
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Thread: Pipe end caps for a bbq pit
01-04-2013, 02:16 PM #1Member
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Pipe end caps for a bbq pit