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How To Build A Grill Out Of A 55 Gallon Drum

Building a grill out of a 55 gallon drum is great fun and very easy!


This article explains how to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum or any other size quickly and easily. Follow the steps below:

You need the following:

-A drum
-A long iron bar (3 X the width of the barrel
-Angle grinder
-Power Drill
-2 Alligator Clips
-A grill of your choice

how to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum
how to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum

Instructions:

1) First wash the drum very well, you don't know what its had in it before! Be aware barrel previously filed with flammable liquids can explode when being cut open with torches or angel grinders.

2) Mark with a pencil a square opening in the barrel. 4 parallel holes big enough to run the iron bars through (to hold the grill plate) and 2 small cuts to attach the alligator clips hinges.

3) Using the power drill and the angel grinder cut the door out and drill the holes. as illustrated below.

how to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum


4) Cut out a handle to open the door and a catch to hold your grill plate steady.

5) To hold the steal bars in place cut them with the angel grinder or a hack soar half way and bend the bar so they can't come out. 

You're done who thought that to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum was so easy,  remember to heat the grill very well before using it.

Bon Apetit!


Warning! Always open the 55 gallon grill from behind to avoid burning your arm.
how to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum


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