How to build a cedar smokehouse

How to build a cedar smokehouse

DIY Cedar Smokehouse
DIY Cedar Smokehouse

Do you like smoked meat? Smoking offers a lot of advantages. Not only do you get great tasting food, the smoking acts as a natural preservative. You’ll know that what you serve to your family and friends is delicious, healthy, and safe.

Smokehouse

If you want to smoke your own meat,  why not build yourself a smokehouse. The one featured here is made from very simple materials, using basic tools – and it’s been built by a self-professed amateur!  By following the instructions in the link below this gallery, you’ll be able to make your own regardless of your skill levels.

The best part of building it on your own is that you can customize the size of the smokehouse, allowing you to fit it in your yard. You can also minimize the cost by using local materials that are abundant and cheap. And you don’t need to pay extra for the services of a contractor building it for you.

By the way, have you tried smoking cheeses or mushrooms. Yum!

You’ll need these materials:

  • 2 x 4 Cedar Wood
  • Black Stove Pipe
  • Stove Door
  • Concrete Blocks
  • Clay Bricks
  • Fire Bricks
  • Fire Clay
  • Mortar
  • Bolts
  • Door Hinges
  • Door Knob
  • Bolt Lock
  • 2-1/2 inch Deck Screws
  • Wood Screws
  • 3 pieces 16 Gauge Steel Plates
  • Metal Mesh

And these tools:

  • Trowel
  • Electric Drill
  • Handsaw
  • Power Drill/Driver
  • Level

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Thanks to Smoking Meat Forums for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here

If you liked this project, you will also like viewing these outdoor kitchen ideas…

 

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