Oil Drum Handicraft: Barrel Stoves, Barrel Heaters and Barrel Smokers

Gary Brooks shares how you can convert 55 gallon oil drums, Blazo cans, and Blazo crates into barrel stoves, barrel heaters, barrel smokers, and many other useful appliances.

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Top left: An empty oil drum ready for conversion. Top middle: Drawing a reference line on the drum with a level. Top right: Measuring an 18" arc around the drum from the reference line.Bottom left: Removing the top of the oil drum with a hammer and chisel. Bottom middle:  A blazo can with the top removed, then wired in place. Bottom right: A completed Yukon stove.