This video explains How to build a smoker or barbecue from a file cabinet with step by step video and instruction plus a really simple beginner recipe. If you want to build a smoker or barbecue then consider making one from a file cabinet. It takes only a few hours, minimum tools, it works great and it the whole thing can easily cost $20 - $40 if you don"e;t have to buy the tools or if you have a little creativity. Here is a list of what you will need to build a file cabinet smoker / barbecue.
A four drawer vertical file cabinet (get for free off craigslist.com) 2"x1"x16" piece of wood x 15 chicken wire or 1/2" hardware cloth Reflectix Duct wrap insulation (optinal) $8.00 for 25"e; x 4"e; at Lowes coat hangers x 2 wire cutters A corded drill A 1" wood drill bit (only if you want to cook drum sticks) An old pot or pan or coffee can 1 3/8" stepped drill bit $9.95 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FZ2UOY?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00
1100 W electric hot plate $13.99 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005T0SN0K?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00
4 barbecue thermometers $12.99 for two http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0108P1N7U?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00