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Video on Making The Camping Kitchen Box

A video on making the Camping Kitchen Box. The four hour process compressed down to 8 minutes.

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Making Drawers for the Camping Kitchen Box

A video of the making the drawers for the Camping Kitchen Box. This is a warm up for a possible video on making the whole Camping Kitchen Box.

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Advantages of a Corrugated Plastic Chuck Box

The Camping Kitchen Box is a unique product as it is the only chuck box that is made of corrugated plastic. Corrugated plastic offers three advantages over traditional plywood chuck box construction. These advantages are light weight, noise reduction and durability. Light Weight Advantage number one is weight. A wood chuck box made of 1/2 inch plywood that is a similar size to our chuck box would weigh 35 pounds empty, by comparison, the Camping Kitchen Box is svelte at 12 pounds. Sure 35 pounds sounds manageable, but as you start adding gear that is when you will notice the...

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New Drawers for the Camping Kitchen Box

I am always tinkering with the design and construction of the Camping Kitchen Box Chuck Box, and yesterday I did a pretty major revision on the drawers. Below is the end results front and back. Beautiful aren't they? OK beautiful for drawers made out of blue corrugated plastic... But how are they different from the old drawers? Below is a comparison shot... New on the left and old on the right. You may notice the main reason I did this, to eliminate the exposed 'End Grain' edges. With the new drawer all the edges are nice and smooth as a...

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Coffee Percolation

Brewing Coffee Like Grandpa Start by adding water to the pot for the desired amount of coffee. Place the pump in the pot and place the coffee basket on the pump tube. Make sure that the water level is below the bottom of the basket.Add one tablespoon coarse ground coffee per six ounce cup to the basket. Put the basket lid / spreader plate on the basket and then put on the pot lid.Start heating the water. Watch the clear knob on the lid for water rising through the tube. When the water starts to bubble, you may need to...

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