Originally Posted by drkphibr
Finding "scrap" iron is easier said than done. I also don't know how to weld and I didn't want to spend the $ on the gear and making this my "learning" project. .
For anyone else watching, prime metal isn't *that* expensive at Metals Supermarket in San Jose, for locals.
Stick welding is easy. Find a friend or bring a 6-pack to a muffler shop. They'll take care of you.
I recently finished mine too, but in chalkboard paint (My favorite rattlecan finish!)