I started putting together my new smokehouse that is targeted to be used for cold and sausage temp smoking. I was originally thinking I would do propane, but after seeing a couple of electric builds with pids and amnps I believe that's the path I am going now.
It is being built from 2x4 and plan to be covered with T&G Pine. I have thought about insulating it but not sure that will be required. The base sits at 36x24 and 6' walls. I am building it so I can have slide out shelves, not really sure for the reason yet.
This was the start from last weekend. I am putting vents top and bottom - there will be 2 uppers and 2 lowers to control air flow.
Not much down this weekend as other responsibilities came up, but I was able to get the rafters on and finish some framing. My daughter found it important to class up my smoker pics (her playhouse currently).
I planned on insulating the firebox section so there would be no heat loss below and I am starting to wonder if I should insulate the upper section as well. If I do I was thinking so sort of sheet metal for the interior with the wool insulation covered by the t&g pine.
Well hopefully I can make some more decisions this week so I can plan for my next steps.
Ideas / thoughts always welcome from the pros out there.