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Where the Heckedy Pegg do I find a cauldron?

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I’ve been considering this, as my current cauldron could hardly fit an Apple inside, although it is made of copper and has a shiny brass image of a loom. There is a local smith who makes sugar kettles. How strange would it be to ask him to make an iron cauldron for me? 

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Iron cauldrons must be cast and require a forge.  But do not despair!  They are out there, you must me discerning and persistent.  Near me there is an 'antique'/hoarder shop, basically a full time yard sale who oddly enough has not 1 but 2 English 3 toed cast iron cauldrons weighing about 100 lbs each.  I lust for them but I wood imagine freight and shipping would be a nightmare.

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Thanks for the encouragement. I suppose I hadn’t fully considered the weight of the thing and lugging it out for working being a bit of a burden, but I will look for a smaller one so I don’t break my back! I hope one day you get to have one of those!

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Try looking at the Bushcraft type camping shops. Lightweight Cauldrons are quite popular for those who enjoy a more rustic camp.

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There you go!  That looks like a good one!  We can buy them at our local Witch Supply Shop.  I would like a smaller one though.  Basicly just to burn stuff in.

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Don’t use the buzz work “cauldron” when you shop. Look for iron pot with handle or something. 

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Or your could say Cauldron  and then cackle manically!

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On 9/24/2020 at 3:45 PM, Ravenshaw said:

Don’t use the buzz work “cauldron” when you shop. Look for iron pot with handle or something. 

Two strings that work well for me are "jambalaya pot" or "campfire kettle feet".

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On 10/3/2020 at 8:58 PM, DroseraAmalia said:

Two strings that work well for me are "jambalaya pot" or "campfire kettle feet".

There was a post quite a while back that mentioned a Boy Scout campfire pot that was basically a handled cauldron with a lid. It was insanely cheap but I’m struggling to find it now 

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my caulderon is a small white glass ,hobnail pattern one, from Avon.  It was a gift, just because I admired it.  At the moment, It is holding Naustursium seeds that I am drying.  One of these days....

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