“Look at all the smoke when I take off the lid.” – Ryan
55 gallon barrel (make sure it wasn’t filled with gasoline, find one with vegetable oil, if possible)
Weber 22 inch replacement grill
8- 3/8 bolts 3 inches long and nuts
2 ¼ straight exhaust,
2 ½ inch 90 degree exhaust
Some sort of mesh metal to make charcoal box
2- ¼ inch bolts and wing nuts
Two soup can lids
1) Weld in the straight exhaust pipe in to the bung on the top of the drum.
2) Cut and remove top of drum.
3) Cut hole for 90 degree exhaust pipe about three inches from the bottom of the barrel.
4) Weld in 90 elbow.
5) Install handle on lid.
6) Weld ¼ inch bolts to ends of both pieces of exhaust.
7) Drill ¼ inch holes in soup can lids and place over exhaust.
8) Drill four holes evenly spaced about 6-8 inches down from the top of the barrel.
9) Install 3/8 bolts into these holes, and tighten down nuts. The bolts will hold your grate up.
10) Drill a hole about an inch lower than your grate then insert your thermometer in this hole.
11) Make a small charcoal box out of the mesh metal. Install the 4 bolts through the mesh box to act as legs.
12) Burn out any vegetable oil in the barrel.
13) Cook and enjoy.