This project is a favorite of those of us in the homesteading fraternity but is really not bad at all for anyone to take up if they are in search of a good DIY project to immerse themselves in for a few weeks. It’s a fine one to add to whatever outdoor cooking setup you have and if you’re kind enough you can build it large enough, perhaps not for a community but for a neighborhood as was more common in the past.
There are different designs and materials you can use for a smokehouse, common among them is wood, blocks, cinder blocks and clay bricks. For the tools, the regular power tools will do for most of the wood and pallet works.
Let’s begin with the $100 reclaimed pallet Smokehouse:
No. 1: Reclaimed Pallet Smokehouse
Here’s a picture of the outside complete with a roof and ventilation pockets.
And here’s an image of basic framework at an early stage in the build: