Most plans include pictures or drawings, material list, and building instructions. You can pick from the huge quantity of plans offered in the absolutely free woodworking plans online, which are provided by expert and seasoned woodworkers. This is a square version of a uds or ugly drum smoker that frank came up with back in the day. Q master senior uds controller kit complete ugly drum smoker controller.
Mar 27, 2016 how to build your own ugly drum smoker the ultimate diy project for the backyard chef. Uda is any smoker made from an upright drum that has the fire in the same drum as the food. Learn all the parts you will need, and follow our stepbystep instructions that will have you smoking perfect brisket in a weekend. Uds complete parts kit ugly drum smoker build your own. Details and description on how to build a homemade ugly drum smoker uds for smoking at bbq. This design works for me and im happy with it but open to discussion. Find the right plan for your next woodworking project. Get the pdf format cadd drawingplans for uds ugly drum smoker and the fire basket.
When guys get fancy the smokers look really awesome and are in no way ugly. Our complete uds parts kit contains everything that you need to build your own uds 55 gallon ugly drum smoker. Aug 01, 2017 online research led me to the ugly drum smoker, which rightfully enjoys a cult following. If you think about the inside of a 55 gallon drum youll realize that it is just an empty drum. This noweld plan shows you how to build a smoker out of a 55gallon drum. Just recently learned about these bad boys, and have looked at tons of pictures on the interwebs. Nov 11, 2017 a uds is among the most cost effective smoker for your money, you cant buy a better smoker than building your own ugly drum smoker. As an amazon associate, i earn from qualifying purchases. We measured and marked the drum first, and then it was time to drill the wholes. The ugly drum smoker is one of the easiest smokers to use.
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How to build your own smoker from a 55gallon drum almost complete, minus paint job and a few fittings in the world of competition barbecue, theres a saying. I believe one is being commercially done under the upright drum smoker name. Built from a well, ugly drum, these smokers actually turn out to be very effective at holding temps. Trey informed me that what i was looking at was referred to as an ugly drum smoker or a uds makes it sound less redneck. After filming this video i added a heat diffuser and made the grill racks higher. Bbq isnt really cookingits a diy project that ends with eating meat. These free woodworking plans will help the beginner all the way up to the expert craft. Shameless plug so ya know smokerbuilder makes these great dampers for you to.
A uds is among the most cost effective smoker for your money, you cant buy a better smoker than building your own ugly drum smoker. This is my uds drum smoker that i just added a weber lid to. Why not take a minute to register for your own free account now. How to build an ugly drum smoker, also known as a uds part i.
This barrel is great for grilling or fill the charcoal basket with charcoal and wood chunks for a long smoke. It looks like youre enjoying the bbq brethrens forums but havent created an account yet. This is my first attempt at building an ugly drum smoker or uds. Check out daddy cooks channel, philip riddick sneakeey 1, for.
Jun 01, 2016 this is my first attempt at building an ugly drum smoker or uds. Taken from past issues of our magazine uglydrumsmokerplans. Build your own smoker from a 55gallon drum popular mechanics. Weber lid conversion uds ugly drum smoker bbq article by shorty. You can find information to build bbq grills, smokers, pits, and bbq carts. I must have spent months crawling through all the posts with ideas that. How to build a bbq smoker out of a steel drum grilling companion reply with dennis king says. Using a 55gallon steel drum and parts found in any decent hardware store, the design produces an. Online research led me to the ugly drum smoker, which rightfully. Now you have to understand that i have a ton of bbq equipment, and ive never thought about building my own smoker. Taken from past issues of our magazine ugly drum smoker plans. How to design and build an ugly drum smoker grilling 24x7. Build your own uds ugly drum smoker the video, pictures, parts list, and cadd drawings for building your own uds ugly drum smoker.
This smoker is truly a set and forget device your only real concern will be. Ive seen mention of the ugly drum smoker is that either the upright or double version. How to build your own smoker from a 55gallon drum almost complete, minus paint job and a few fittings in the world of competition barbecue, theres a. The uds is a true setitandforgetit style of smoker. View,000 woodworking plans here search for landscape topiary ideas basically, anyone who is interested in building with wood can learn it successfully with the help of free woodworking plans which are found on the net. Diy uds complete parts kit for 55 gallon ugly drum smoker installation thank you for your purchase from welcome to the world of ugly drum smoker. This smoker is truly a set and forget device your only real concern will be occasionally tending to the meat. Our complete uds parts kit contains everything that you need to build your own affordable uds ugly drum smoker.
Can i interest you in a smoker you can easily build yourself which will be designed well enough to smoke food for upwards of 10 hours without the need for constant maintenance. Even has a fold down side shelf made from another drum bottom and a charcoal box for the bbq charcoal ashes. Most plans are high quality and will include all the details to build it yourself. For those who have plans to generate your own woodworking projects at home, the web is a good place to locate different types of woodworking plans. How to build an ugly drum smoker, also known as a uds youtube. How to build an ugly drum smoker from a 55 gallon drum. Complete parts kits for ugly drum smoker bbq smoker parts. Shameless plug so ya know smokerbuilder makes these great dampers for you to use to build your own smoker. The best landscape topiary ideas free download pdf and video.
Im going to post the details of my ugly drum smoker uds build in three posts. The advantage of a uds is you can cook all day and night without feeding the fire i throw briskets on a night and ready to wrap when i wake up in the morning, always stays around 250. Once the charcoal has been lit and added, the smoker can easily cruise for 1020 hours, holding a steady low temperature. Ugly drum smoker plans how to build a uds ugly drum. In this post i will explain how i made a no weld expanded steel charcoal basket. Uds build plans, parts list, and ideas the bbq brethren. Ugly drum smoker bbq project my boys and i did from two oil drums. I previously used it weekly for about a year and a half with the lid that originally came with the barrel. Most of the time when an old ugly drum is used the name ugly drum smoker is more appropriate. Dec 28, 2010 the plans i found were to build a smoker that has affectionately been named the ugly drum smoker or uds for short. All you need to add is a 55 gallon food grade drum, power tools and some elbow grease to get yourself on the way to becoming the top bbq cook in your neighborhood. Stream woodworking classes get landscape topiary ideas. There are some great smokers on the market, but price tag can be hefty.
Many have been asking for a set of plans to build our frankenqube smoker since it was released back in 20. Feb 25, 2012 detailed smoker plans in essence, the drum needs to be cleaned out, have some strategicallyplaced holes drilled into it, be painted, and have some stuff boltedscrewed on. Drum smokers are easy to use making them perfect for anyone from a bbq beginner to a competition bbq pro. The plans i found were to build a smoker that has affectionately been named the ugly drum smoker or uds for short. Drum smokers go by many names ugly drum smoker, barrel smokers, etc. Oct 20, 2009 as we got a little closer to the house, we realized our barbecue was being cooked in what looked like a trash can. Our kit takes out the guess work and uses parts made in the usa. Join the grabcad community today to gain access and download.
For your money, you cant buy a better smoker than building your own ugly drum smoker. Dec 15, 2015 how to build an ugly drum smoker uds this video tutorial has detailed instructions for building an ugly drum smoker. Uds supply list 1 55 steel gallon drum unlined 1 34 brass ball valve 3 34 x close black steel pipe nipples 2 34 black steel pipe caps 6 34 conduit nuts. Ugly drum smoker parts how to build a 55 gallon cooker. Uds build plans, parts list, and ideas the bbq brethren forums. I used a similar plan, but i added a cooking rack 2 inches from top, the second cooking rack 7 inches below that and i also added a rack halfway between the botton rack and the fire basket in case i use a difuser plate for indirect cooking. How to build a bbq smoker, an ugly drum grilling companion. All that you need is a 55 gallon drum and our build your own uds parts kit t. That means that in a blind tasting, you cant tell if the end result was cooked in a modern commercial. Once i had everything purchased, it was time to assemble the uds.
Lavalock uglydrum smoker complete parts kit uds lavalock quick coal wsm door mod for 22. Building your own smoker is one of the most fun and rewarding backyard barbecue tasks, and with an ugly drum smoker its easy and cheap. Ugly drum smokers or uds for short are just what they sound like. As a member you get free access to all of our forums and posts plus the ability to post your own messages, communicate directly with other members, and much more. After reading about uds smokers on just about every bbq forum there is, i decided to build one myself and see just what the fuss was all about. How to build your own ugly drum smoker the ultimate diy project for the backyard chef.1345 616 101 680 1207 1463 1476 1525 722 1420 878 438 209 268 1481 624 977 937 1454 1099 93 1203 985 1043 191 487 684 1290 329 501