The Coffee Can Cooking Pot!
to Camping with no budget!
Having a decent pot while camping is very important, it provides
youwith the ability to cook food, boil water for purification and to
In many outdoor forums, books, videos and sites, people recommend a
cooking pot made from a coffee can, and for good reason! The coffee can
is lightweight, easy to pack, has measurements that are quantifiable and
last but not least, its FREE. You can find these things anywhere and
with a little preparation, they can be made into a very fine wilderness
here are some tools that will help you
|Tools and Materials:
- Coat hanger or other
heavy gauge wire
- A large nail or set
- Coffee Can
are the tools laid out. I again tried to keep things as simple as
possible. Mr Nail was the tool most used here I thought I would need a
hammer (I always used one before) but found I had no trouble working it
through the can with nothing but hand pressure.
This can be seen here
I finished it off with a coat hanger. I
dont like using coat hangers as they are somewhat weak, I prefer the
bail from a 5 gallon bucket cut down, as Eric S. suggests..
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The finished product at work with the hobo stove made the same day!