My first smoker.... stainless

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by flua, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. flua

    flua Fire Starter

    Ok, sorry i misunderstand that, i need a lathe [​IMG]....
  2. matts

    matts Smoking Fanatic

    Basically all you need to do it cut a piece of whatever size pipe and weld spokes in it.  Cut the pipe an inch or two wide.  We will have to find some pics of other smokers that have that style wheels on it to show you. 
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2010
  3. matts

    matts Smoking Fanatic

    Something like this, but in stainless

  4. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

  5. lugnutz

    lugnutz Smoking Fanatic

    Wagon Wheels! Wagon Wheels!    Or maybe you could find ya some pnuematic knobby off road tires...nah.. Wagon Wheels! Wagon Wheels!

    Have you decided to put wagon wheels on it yet? [​IMG]
  6. dave54

    dave54 Smoking Fanatic


      I kinda like these since it's all shiny [​IMG]
  7. flua

    flua Fire Starter

    He he yes wagon weels is nice, very nice hmmmm, maybe...
  8. flua

    flua Fire Starter

    Find some really nice thermometer in my brothers garage today,  special when it for free.[​IMG][​IMG]
  9. dave54

    dave54 Smoking Fanatic

    NICE score !!!!!

  10. matts

    matts Smoking Fanatic

    Cool find.  At first I didn't think i would read hot enough, until I saw the big C on it. 

    That will look great on there.
  11. That looks like it will match the style of your smoker really good. Why can I never find stuff like that laying around.
  12. flua

    flua Fire Starter

    Mount the thrmometer today, and start manufacture the new wheel...[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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  13. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Flua, I can't say enough here.

    You are a true craftsman. This is one of my top favorite threads, beautifull work.

    If you don't mind my asking.

    How much do you think you will have tied up when its all said and done, dollar wise in material.

    That thermo is fantastic, I really like the looks of it.
  14. flua

    flua Fire Starter

    Thanks "Tom37" I appreciate you like my work. I really dont now, many parts have i had since befor and some parts for "buddyprice". I dont now the wight yet, but my guess is 50-60 kg (110-132 lbs). I think the stainless price  6 dollar/kg  In dollar maybe 320. I can compile when i finish...

  15. dave54

    dave54 Smoking Fanatic

    can't beat that "buddy price"
  16. flua

    flua Fire Starter

    "Friend price"

  17. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member


    Awesome start on the wheels!

    I knew you could do it---I thought it would take longer though!

    I just looked up "Craftsman" in the dictionary----Your picture was there!

  18. Flua, you are an artistic craftsman. The wheels are over the top!!! I must say that your build is like reading a good book. I can't wait for the next chapter.

    I want to jump ahead a chapter or two and see some great BBQ from that work of art.

    Thank you for showing us the most beautiful build I have ever seen.
  19. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Man you do awesome work, you should be so proud of this build. This is a fantastic lesson for all of us

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