how big should i build my firebox

Discussion in 'Wood Smokers' started by smoke_it_up, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. smoke_it_up

    smoke_it_up Smoke Blower

    i have recently started building a new smoker that has a 20"dia and was 47" long. I cut 16" off for a firebox and left 31" for the buisness end. should it be longer or is it big enough. it should hold heat pretty good its 3/8" thick.
     
  2. cbucher

    cbucher Meat Mopper

    The only thing to keep in mind is the size of wood you will be using. If you are doing chunks and small stuff then you are okay.
     

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