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Cinder block BBQ

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That's going to be quite a smoker.

Where is the fire box going to be?

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I see some critters in the background that will go nicely on this pit!

Looks like some very nice craftsmanship!

Looking forward to seeing the first cook on it!
 

scott m

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I have one in my yard very similar.  The blocks I use crack as does the foundation of 16x16 concrete pavers.   To prevent any cracking of the concrete base it might be a good idea to put a layer of the 16x16 pavers.  they are $4.00 to replace.  Using charcoal directly or having a fire instead of embers may result in cracking.
 

jeffbm

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If you line it with firebricks and lay them up with whats called heatstop50, leave a pinch of room behind them, it will last for years and years and years. 
 

scott m

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lining with firebricks is several times more expensive than a $4 16x16 square
 

motolife313

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Filling it with concrete in the block will be plenty. Looks a he's Gona throw coals in there with a shovel
 

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