If you are interested in building your own barbecue grill or smoker, you should find plenty of inspiration below. My personal favorite is #3. Just remember: Make sure you know what you’re doing before trying to dismantle or weld on a surplus naval mine.

#10


Muscle Car BBQ Grill


#9


How-To: BBQ Barrel


#8

Homemade Tiny BBQ Fits In Your Pocket… Made From An Altoids Tin?


#7


Combination Grill/Smoker From Steel Drum


#6


How To – Convert Your BBQ Grill From Propane To Natural Gas


#5


Globe BBQ Grill


#4


Little Blue Egg — Flower-Pot Grill


#3


Charcoal Grill Made From Recycled Naval Mine Casings


#2


Altoids Tin BBQ Grill


#1


PS3 Grill

Did I miss a good one? Let me know, below!

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_AEN2N77WU2X2WA4HUBHDKVB3QE Dude M
  • Dane o

     This guy is the chief of pocket-sized grilling:
    http://www.minibulldesign.com/

  • Dane o

     This guy is the chief of pocket-sized grilling:
    http://www.minibulldesign.com/

  • freddy maugein
  • Dane o

    Oh, and this delightful blog post utilizing Alton Brown’s design for a smoker. 

    Built one of these a few weeks ago to make some pulled pork. Worked wonderfully.

  • Dane o

     http://www.naffziger.net/blog/2008/07/05/the-alton-brown-flower-pot-smoker/

  • http://twitter.com/HotSaucePlanet Hot Sauce Planet

     Awesome Pictures!! 

  • Steven Stonehouse

    This is great! Now for a little help using them properly!  http://ezinearticles.com/?Ways-to-Grill-Pork-Safely&id=6271382

  • Steven Stonehouse

    This is great! Now for a little help using them properly!  http://ezinearticles.com/?Ways-to-Grill-Pork-Safely&id=6271382

  • http://twitter.com/wisemonkeysblog Wisemonkeysblog
  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Mark-Nutpob/100002499628378 Mark Nutpob

      Folding Table
        http://foldingtable.howbuysale.com/
        Folding Chairs
        http://foldingchairs.howbuysale.com/
        Folding Bike
        http://foldingbike.howbuysale.com/
        Folding Bed
        http://foldingbed.howbuysale.com/

  • Anonymous

    Great, But i’ll go for #9.

    BBQ Meat