A 1" copper couple is used as a Slip Fitting to hold the torch to the top of the staff.
The Slip Fitting should have a "snug" fit around the torch to hold it in place but it still should allow the torch to slip in and out. The fitting can be crimped slightly to adjust the retention.
Note: the Slip fitting should not be sweat soldered to either the torch or the staff.
The torch is intended to be installed in the storage space created in the previous Instructable.
The torch fills the storage space on this staff so it is either storage, or the torch (unfortunately not both at the same time with the design as shown.)
Room for both a torch and storage could be accommodated if the staff is built with a longer top pipe storage area. Remember to compensate for a larger storage area by shorting the wood dowel accordingly. The overall length of the Upper Section of the staff must match the length of the other sections to function as a chair (as described in the first Instructable)
1. Remove the cap from the top pipe storage section.
2. Slide the Slip Fitting couple onto the top pipe. The fitting should also have a snug fit to the top. pipe - crimp as necessary.
Step 6: Torch - Stored Position
When the torch is not in use, it can be flipped over, and inserted into the the Slip Fitting with the brass cap end down. This is the Stored Position for the torch.
The brass cap end of the torch is concealed in the staff storage area. In this stored position the pointed end of the stub-out will be pointing up.
The top and the bottom of the staff are now identical in appearance - a Point on both ends.
Step 7: Torch - In use Position
Flip the torch over from the Stored Position to the In-use Position and install it in the Slip Fittingpoint end down.
1. Unscrew the Brass Cap and extend the wick.
2. Light and glow
Note: When using the torch, the Brass Cap can be stored in the remaining storage area under the torch.
Step 8: Light-up the Night
The torch is filled with Isopropyl (rubbing) Alcohol. Use 90% rather than 70%; if you can find it. The Isopropyl has a nice bright yellow flame that gives off a good amount of light.
Note: if you are going to use the torch to double duty as a camp stove (as mentioned in step 2) be aware that Isopropyl will leave black soot on the bottom of cookware.
Eythol Alcohol is much better for cooking but there is a trade-off, its blueish flame does not give off as much light when used as a torch.
SAFETY NOTE: As alway....Please NEVER use Gasoline or anything other than alcohol for these type of torch or camp stove projects...its explosive nature makes it too dangerous!
Step 9: The End?