Advice 1: How to make a brick grill yourself

Here the long-awaited summer – time fans of barbecues. If you do not have a fixed grill, then using brick can make it yourself. Enjoy the process of cooking delicious meat in the Dutch oven, you will be provided. Currently, there are many different kinds of grills, from the most primitive to complex structures. Consider the most simple version of the grill of the brick, which is not hard to do everyone. So:
How to make a brick grill yourself
To start, determine the future size of the grill. For this standing, bend your elbows as if you are holding the skewers with the barbecue, and remember the height of your brushes. So you get the optimum height of the grill. Calculate the width based on the fact that the kebab in the amount of 6-8 pieces or 20-2 5 is the most optimal. The width, take the range of 30-35 cm Length of the grill in one meter enough to place ten skewers. Depth do one brick – 12cm.
Select the location where you will find your grill and dig a hole the size 160х80см and a depth of 60cm.
Pour into a pit of sand layer of approximately ten centimeters, make the formwork of plywood.
Perform reinforcement of the Foundation with two layers of mesh with a mesh 15х15см. Pour concrete formwork, wait until they dry out. Produce the waterproofing of the Foundation, placing six layers of polyethylene film with a thickness of 200мкм.
Prepare the bricks for brickwork, use special fire-resistant. When the Foundation dries, lay out the bricks. The shape of the grill define themselves, here is connect your imagination and create any creation to suit your taste. Bricks lay on the cement mixed with the clay.
When the grill is practically laid out in the final rows, leave the place where you will need to install a stainless steel grate. For collective air leave gaps.
Prostituate bricks, cover with a waterproof acrylic varnish on a horizontal surface if desired, place the tiles.Don't forget to protect your creation from wind and rain a sheltered location. That soot was not formed, and the BBQ is not smoked, provide the area of the smoke box. Your grill is ready. Call your friends and serve them delicious crispy kebab.

Advice 2: How to do a proper BBQ

Currently available are a huge assortment of prefabricated grills from different manufacturers and at different prices. For single use they may be suitable. Little tough you must be able to cook more or less edible meat. But, reviewing purchase grill once, the second time you assemble it you can't. The iron grills fine, it is when heated. Grill of thin iron bad holding temperature. At low temperature the meat is not fried. The size bought the grill, usually small and for a large company they don't fit. Hence the conclusion – do the grill yourself.
How to do a proper BBQ
You will need
  • -sheet thick iron
  • corner
  • welding machine
For permanent installation in the country or in your yard need to make great barbecue. Size choose according the size your existing skewers and shish kebabs number of that you need to cook at one time. That is, the length of the grill in the barbecue, width – sized skewers.
For the manufacture of the grill you'll need welding machine, thick sheet steel, strong area.
Out of the corner weld weld the legs and frame of the grill. Cut the iron to size – length, width and height. Weld the cut sheets to the frame from the corner. The side walls of the grill is necessary to make round holes opposite each other. This will help to prevent the coals while cooking, and will serve as a makeshift podduvalom for the operation of air which is necessary when burning.
The bottom of the grill weld even thicker iron to it for as long as possible is not burned.
In order that the grill did not rust, cover it with heat resistant paint. Independently welded grill of thick iron sheet will last you for decades.

Advice 3: What can be done to broken bricks

Broken brick can be found several fields of application. It is an excellent material for the device of drainage, decorating, garden paths, creating small stoves and original sculptures.
What can be done to broken bricks

Oven and grill

If you took apart the old Foundation, brick pillars of the fence and you have a lot of this is not a holistic building material, give it a second life. Don't waste money and power on the export of recyclable materials, because of the clinker it is possible to do many useful things right at their summer cottage.

First, sort the broken bricks. Put the small fragments into one, and large pieces in the other direction. Of a slightly damaged building materials, you can build a small oven in the summer kitchen or outdoor grill.

Mix cement with sand in proportion 1:4. Dilute with water to make a mass, resembling a well of melted butter. Place it on a flat plot of land of sheet iron. Generously smear the edges around the perimeter of the prepared solution with a thickness of 2-3 cm.

Place the first row with a width of one brick. Cover this material with a portion of the solution and add the second row. If you use halves and quarters of the brick, then connect them with cement mortar, giving a coherent form. Let the length and width of the furnace will be such that it fits freely skewers with skewers.

Lay the same way 5-7 rows. The end result is a grill with a width of 1 brick. The center of the oven must be left blank. With a spatula with the remaining solution walk around the outside of the masonry.

The summer kitchen can be used as a solution of clay, better blue, but brown. Put it in a bucket, cover with water for 2 hours. Clay during this time will get soggy. Kneaded her hands together with water. This will result in a mass similar in consistency to a thick cream.

The summer kitchen brick is also put on iron shield. The height of the finished structures – 35-40 cm Leave the side of the hole, embed it in a cast-iron door. Put the hob and fasten the pipe with a clay solution.

When it is dry, make a thick solution, and coat the entire oven outside. First moisten brick surface with water so that the clay went smoother.

The old material will help to decorate the site

Use broken bricks to frame the flower beds, the device of the garden paths. With sledge or hammer, and grind it to the desired size. If there is a material multi-colors, create traffic panels in the form of a mosaic, laying brick chips of different colors in a pattern.

Want to surprise your kids? Make thumbnail emeli stove and place it in the garden. Wicker weave a fragment of the fence and put on his clay pot. Illustration to a fairy tale.

Can be molded into pieces of brick with cement mortar, to create a small sculpture and then paint it. Let the garden decorated with a mushroom, a beetle and even a cake made from clinker.

Advice 4: The optimum size of the barbecue

Who exactly and in what year was invented, a comfortable design as the grill, history is silent. Meat cooked with it, is a surprisingly flavorful and juicy. The taste is strongly influenced by a good marinade and the ability to turn the skewers.

Types of barbecues

This versatile device can be portable and stationary. The first option is considered to be a complex structure. Besides, the cost can be quite significant. However, in most cases, these moments make up the wonderful decorative features such barbecues. They provide maximum convenience while cooking.

The dimensions of the grill are determined by the area of the infield and a design idea. The main principles of design safety and ease of use, simplicity, functionality and a nice appearance. It should be noted that the roasting pan if desired, can be equipped with additional devices which will make operation more comfortable.

Portable versions of grills are used when Hiking in the woods and on the water. Almost all the components are easily removable in order to transport the grill did not require a lot of space. Such a scenario represents a metal box of rectangular shape with legs and recesses on the sides. Skewers and there are special ventilation holes.

How to make the grill with your hands

Initially you need to decide which size is optimal for the grill. It should be understood that the length of the grill depends directly on the number of skewers that can be placed on it at the same time. It is not recommended to make the grill more than 10 skewers because of the large number of fairly hard to follow it. Typically the length of the braziers does not exceed 1 meter and the width is 30 inches. Ideal if placed on a skewer 6-8 pieces which are at some distance from the heated roll.

As for depth, most experts believe the most appropriate distance is 20 cm. It is the location of the meat and coals guarantees excellent cooking meals and prevents excessive drying.

Overall dimensions of the grill are selected individually, but consider the advice of experienced owners of such structures. Before the first operation is to verify stability of the grill. Support it should be four-point, and be able to do anything to gain a foothold on any surface. For example, by instillation into the lower part of the legs. Material from which constructed the grill, needs to withstand high temperatures without allocating thus harmful substances into the atmosphere.
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