Outdoor Fireplace and Smoker Project

Discussion in 'The Thunderdome' started by countvolcula, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

    begins today

    Will post pictures later

    Tyring to get it ready before the 3rd so I can smoke a shoulder and ribs
     
  2. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    Brick or stone?

    We put one in my dad's house last year around this time
     
  3. IP

    IP Grusader Knight Errant of the 8th Order

    The best smoked shoulder I ever had was done by a West Tennessee boy in the Fort. It was perfection.

    The second best was ironically from a Jewish guy originally from Chicago.
     
  4. fl0at_

    fl0at_ Humorless, asinine, joyless pr*ck

  5. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

    Brick

    Will be 4x8 with a tile countertop on part of it
     
  6. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    Sounds good.
     
  7. WM

    WM Active Member

    I roll with a vertical propane smoker.
    Hank Hill is my homeboy.

    Sounds like a fun project count.
     
  8. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

  9. IP

    IP Grusader Knight Errant of the 8th Order

    Whoa. You're going big-time.
     
  10. fl0at_

    fl0at_ Humorless, asinine, joyless pr*ck

    Very, very nice.
     
  11. USAF_Vol

    USAF_Vol Super Mod / Defender of Freedom

    That is pretty badass
     
  12. volinbham

    volinbham Contributor

    kick ass
     
  13. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

    Thanks fellas!

    To the left of the arch is were the smoking area will be

    There will be three tiers of grates

    Stack will be about 8 ft tall
     
  14. IP

    IP Grusader Knight Errant of the 8th Order

    Some cultures would worship the gods by using your grill. In our's, your grill will BE the god.
     
  15. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    Impressive. I'll be in L-town on the off weekend, I'll swing by,
     
  16. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

    Sounds good
     
  17. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

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    First row of grill racks

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    Front

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    Better shot of smoking chamber. Double walls on two sides
     
  18. fl0at_

    fl0at_ Humorless, asinine, joyless pr*ck

    Are you going to put a baffle in, so you can increase heat from the firebox?
     
  19. Snakeonia

    Snakeonia Active Member

    looks like that's going to be sweet
     
  20. countvolcula

    countvolcula Contributor

    There will be a steel door on the front of the firebox/fireplace. I will open and shut it to keep the heat in and increase the heat draft through the smoking stack. I will also be able to adjust the heat depending on how close I build the fire to the opening from the firebox to the smoker. The top of the smoker will be capped off with concrete, with a 6 inch vent pipe.
     

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