How to build a still

The boiler

Step 3

Preparing the new flat bottom for the boiler.

This pictures gives you an idea of the size of the copper boiler. The kettle is placed on a sheet of copper, which will form the new bottom of the boiler. I will again use the electrical saw to get it in the right shape..

 

Step 4

This pictures gives you an idea of the size of the copper boiler.

Cut out the new bottom from a sheet of copper.

Keep in mind that you need approx.1 cm oversize. Otherwise, you do not have enough copper to solder the bottom to the kettle and it will be very prone to leaking.

 

 

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