If you want to cook over a campfire using a Dutch oven, you will need a tripod. You can buy a Dutch oven tripod, but, they can be pretty expensive. So, if you would like to learn how to build your own tripod, keep reading.
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How To Make A Dutch Oven Tripod
To build a Dutch oven tripod, follow the steps listed below…
Step 1: To build the tripod, you will need to get three long eye bolts, three five foot conduit pipes, a three foot chain, and two S hooks.
Step 2: Drill a 1/8 inch hole in the conduit pipes 8 inches down from the top.
Step 3: Pass a wire through the holes in the pipes and secure it.
Step 4: Open one eye bolt and connect the other two eye bolts to it.
Step 5: Once the other two bolts have been connected, close the eye bolt.
Step 6: Push the three eye bolts into the three conduit pipes.
Step 7: Hook one of the S hooks to an eye bolt.
Step 8: Bend the S hook so that it doesn’t slip off.
Step 9: Get a three foot long chain and hook the other S hook to the end.
Step 10: Bend the S hook to secure the chain.
Step 11: Connect the chain to the S hook that is attached to the eye bolt.
Step 12: Check if the tripod is stable.
Watch the video below for a visual of how to make a Dutch oven tripod.
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How To Use A Dutch Oven Tripod
To use a Dutch oven tripod, follow these steps…
Step 1: Place the tripod on the ground.
Step 2: On the end of the tripod chain, you will see a hook. Connect the hook to the dutch oven hand.