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How do you make a cinder block smokehouse?

Following are the general steps I performed to make an 80-inch-by-96-inch cement block smokehouse on my property.

How do you make a cinder block smokehouse?

Following are the general steps I performed to make an 80-inch-by-96-inch cement block smokehouse on my property.

  1. Step 1: Prepare ground for the footer.
  2. Step 2: Square up the first layer of cement blocks.
  3. Step 3: Layer cement blocks.
  4. Step 4: Build form and pour header.
  5. Step 5: Build roof structure.
  6. Step 6: Finish roof.

How long will smoked meat last?

four days
Smoked meat can be kept for four days, as long as it was refrigerated within two hours of being removed from the smoker. If you properly wrap and freeze your smoked meat, it can last up to three months.

What is the best wood to build a smokehouse out of?

The smokehouse cabinet can be made out of any type of wood, including softwood plywood. Nevertheless, cedar is one of the more popular woods to build a smokehouse out of, because the natural oils contained in cedar repel wood-destroying fungi that cause rot.

Can you build a braai with cement blocks?

Concrete bricks or any regular concrete product made with Portland cement cannot stand up to high temperatures and will disintegrate at the temperatures required by a pizza oven or braai.

What is concrete block smoker?

Concrete Block Smoker. The construction does not include using mortar, just arranging blocks in the manner that will be most practical and a separate fire pit built from blocks is provided. This way the entire smoking chamber can be utilized for smoking meats and the entire process will be easy to control and more enjoyable.

What size stone do you need to build a smoker?

An excellent smoker can be built in no time by using standard 8”x 8” x 16” concrete blocks. A firm support base is required and square patio stones of 12”, 16”, or 18” that are available at garden centers can be successfully used.

What kind of stucco do you use for a concrete block smoker?

I am in the process of planning a concrete block smoker build. Instead of facing the smoker with brick I have opted to use the quikwall fiberglass stucco with color. I also plan on lining the entire inside with fire brick and filling the block with sand.

Do I need masonry bricks to build a smoker?

Neither masonry bricks, mortar, half blocks or any tools are needed. As the fire pit is on the same plane as the smoker, in order to achieve enough draft, the smoker is built of six floors and is 48″ high which makes it a comfortable height to work with.