"I've made one like that but it was way too heavy for my preference. I want to make them in the same fashion that websites sell them. So that it just appears to be a flexible cable drilled into tubing."
"making a fixed wick hoop is not too hard once you have all the parts, it's just putting it all together. All you need is Kevlar wick, Kevlar thread, wooden dowel rod,threaded hex inserts, threaded t-nuts, threaded rod,…"
"Any particular reason you want a fixed wick hoop? You say you want to be able to downsize and play with multiple hoops - this sounds like a perfect job for quick wicks.
After all, the most expensive part of a fire hoop is the wicks, so with one set…"