DRF aka Thrifty Bill
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The NC Mountains
Bikes: 86 Katakura Silk, 87 Prologue, 87 Cimarron, 14 frame school custom, 73 Paramount
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I used to use a kiddie pool, then I made my wood bath instead. Main advantage is it is much more efficient. Unless you have a round frame, a kiddie pool is the wrong shape, so lots of wasted space (wasted materials, doubles the amount of OA you will use, etc). I use a couple of layers of the blue tarp material as a liner. Last time I used it, it took 30 gallons of water, and 12 ounces of oxalic acid.
I made mine out of scrap OSB. This is a 24 inch Nishiki International frame.
Last edited by wrk101; 10-09-11 at 04:03 PM.