I love smoked foods and interested in making my own smoker

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by slapeinchains, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. slapeinchains

    slapeinchains Newbie

    Hey I'm a plumber from New Zealand interested in testing my skills and abilities by creating a hot smoker and if that works I'll try smoke some food too! I need as much advice as possible as I'm very new to this all and all I know is that smoked foods are delicious and I belive I have the skills to create an awesome smoker!
     
  2. slapeinchains

    slapeinchains Newbie

    Ah damn it already mucked up my title! Seriously need help
     
  3. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Last edited: Sep 13, 2015
  4. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    You can correct the title,go to edit thread highlight the title and type what you want

    Richie
     
  5. ynot

    ynot Newbie

    Pa
    Today is my first attempt at smoking anything. I've seasoned my char broil electric smoker. Today I'm trying to smoke a small 4 lbs brisket. Everyone makes it sound so easy. how long do I leave it in the smoker? I'm planning on 2.5 hours in the smoker at 225 then wrap in foil and 2 hours in the oven at 225. Then I'll let rest for a hour and slice. Does that sound alright? Help guys?
     
  6. slapeinchains

    slapeinchains Newbie

    Yeah I've been learning a lot from these forum the last few days. At first I wanted to make a one from a 40 gallon drum but my skills lie not in welding so I'm not sure what to go for now. I would like to fabricate my own box but I'm still learning what products are okay to use for cooking and heating. Any ideas? What about aluminium sheets fabricated into a box?
     

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