Flattening the end piece hardens it so that it must be annealed.
Saw the sides of the box in half, crosswise, and remove the upper half and the end piece.
The end piece can then be taken off, and the fiber clinging to it, which stops the holes, be removed.
Wrap and tie the top loops of the end piece to the top rope as shown in illustration.
Place a cook pot on the range, ...