Build an Outdoor Stove, Oven, Grill and Smoker

For only $300, you can build this durable outdoor cooking unit that can function as a stove, oven, grill, and smoker.



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This outdoor stove/oven/grill/smoker is made of concrete blocks and firebricks so that it will last a long time.
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oven under construction
The firebricks are stacked without mortar to allow for expansion and contraction as the temperature changes.
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Color diagram
Lightweight cement provides insulation to maintain heat for long cooking times.
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Front view of outdoor oven
Our DIY oven can blend beautifully into an outdoor kitchen.
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Concrete blocks on outdoor oven
For baking, place cement blocks on top of the firebox to maintain heat.
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Grilling corn, chicken and peppers
In the outdoor oven, you can grill juicy meats and vegetables bursting with flavor, then push back the coals and bake a couple loaves of the best-tasting bread you’ve ever eaten. 
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Putting door on oven
You can control the heat using the damper in the chimney and the vent in the door.
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Canner on stove
You can cook or use a canner on the grill or the griddle.
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Bread on peel
You can bake bread right on the firebrick floor of the oven.
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steel lintel diagram
Diagram for the steel shelf (lintel for chimney).
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Oven door
For additional control of airflow, the door has an adjustable vent.
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