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Top 10:  BBQ and Grilling Inspirations

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.


Muscle Car BBQ Grill


How-To: BBQ Barrel


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


Combination Grill/Smoker From Steel Drum


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


Globe BBQ Grill


Little Blue Egg — Flower-Pot Grill


Charcoal Grill Made From Recycled Naval Mine Casings


Altoids Tin BBQ Grill


PS3 Grill

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

24 thoughts on “Top 10: BBQ and Grilling Inspirations

  1. 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.

  2. This is great! Now for a little help using them properly!

  3. This is great! Now for a little help using them properly!

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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 My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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