You've clearly never grilled before so I'll humor you. Add charcoal to the top, loosely crumble 2-3 pages of old newspaper and stuff in underneath and light it with a match or lighter. Wait 15 minutes or so and that's it; coals are perfect for grilling.
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Yes, it will work fine. Just don't put any paper in the space below the charcoal. Use a long match and light the charcoal directly through the holes in the sides.
They get 12 to 18 inches above the top of the chimney. Two cubes are recommended.
Yes. It appears fairly sturdy, able to hold up to years of outdoor use.
No, it will not make charcoal. It circulates too much air. The wood will burn and turn to ash. This chimney is made to start charcoal burning. Once lit, the burning charcoal is emptied onto your grill.
Indeed ,you'll be able to do briquettes. I personally do this. Keep in mind, firing up Charcoal using this method, does require a about double the of time for briquettes to become ignited, as opposed to using lighter fluid.
I found the in store price was cheaper than the online price. That's fairly common I think.
2-3 pounds. read the review.
I bought a piece of granite floor tile from the tile department to set it on while it is still hot to avoid burning my deck. When you light it you put it straight on the grates.