Building The Smoker

Building The Smoker

About 18 months ago we decided to build a smoker. It finally came to fruition over the two weeks preceding Memorial Day 2011. Here is our journey.


Jonathan Hoyt

November 18, 2011


  1. 1.

    Ordered List Jonathan Hoyt Northern Indiana May 29th, 2011 The

    Smoker Building a smoker from 55 gallon drums
  2. 2.

    Step 1: get someone to print this curve for you

    to scale, 72” wide Step 2: Get a couple 55 gallon drums
  3. 5.

    Step 4: Set the 2nd drum on the first (now

    that its cut) and rejoice in your progress
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    Step 6: Attach 2 inch strips of tin as a

    lip for the lids (make sure to make a funny look)