My name is SaoVicente and from the New England area (MA) and a newbie to smoking. It is an area of cooking meat I have always admired (drooled over). I have been passing though this site for many a month reading quite a few threads along the way and I have now decided to join in the fun. I decided to jump in head first and have begun the process of building my own offset/vertical brick/concrete block smoker based on the writings of Wes W. and others. Bare in mind, I do not have any experience in masonry. I have many questions and hopefully, everyone can give me a hand as I join in on this new great adventure. Thanks, S.