For this project, you’re going to build a heavy-duty fireplace log holder in a modern style (shown in Figure 19.1). This project again will introduce a type of jig and provide practice at making multiples of one piece.
FIGURE 19.1 Fireplace log holder.
• 10-gauge sheet metal for the jig
• 1-in flat stock and -in square stock or similar, also for the jig
• ½-in round stock
• Hand tools
• A grinder
• A torch with a rosebud tip
• A metal–inert gas (MIG) welder
1. There are two options for ...