10 hours of smoky goodness at work here. Smoke ring 1/2" deep. The keel bone wiggled a bit and pulled out cleanly. Overall my family and I were reall...
The next few pages will show my restoration of my barn sale $5 smoker, which we dubbed MEATBOT, and the first smoked pork we made inside of it.
Step 1: Clean!
The BBQ was cleaned with my powerwasher to prep it for new paint. I lightly rubbed the smoker down with 00 steel wool when it dried to prep the surface. The handles were rotten and removed. Upon inspection the metal looks pretty clean and unrusted, and all the parts are in good cosmetic condition other than some of the paint being baked off.
Bio:I'm a crafty dude with a lot of tools, a head full of knowledge, and a lot of time at home as a Stay at Home Dad to my amazing 7 year old son. I dig steampunk, cosplay, prop making, charcuterie, BBQi...read more »