Reverse Flow, Offset BBQ Smoker: That is actually visually appealing.

in Industrial Design Services held by Stuart K.
Contest Closed
Reverse flow, offset BBQ smokers cook amazing barbecue. I am looking to start a small custom reverse flow bbq smoker fabricating company that prides itself on quality built reverse flow bbq's with the design and visual appeal that our industry lacks. 97% of smokers out there are made with all-black powder coated steel. With this business venture, I want to target the every day "backyard BBQ'er" and have these smokers sit on their back porch/deck. From the various company's out there who build smokers, there is very little color and trim details such as stainless steel, wood accents and painted powder coating. I'm looking to change that.

I'm looking for someone to create an initial design for our first prototype. From there, the plan is to create 3-4 more different sized reverse flow smokers with varying design finishes. Final goal would be to have 5 different sized reverse flow smokers to create a "product line" for us to build and sell.
Design and finished look is number one priority. Our steel fabricators will make sure it is built to my standards. I want to see design details, colors, use of wood and stainless steel.
Don't Wants:
The typical boring black smoker.
Company Logo:
  1. AutoCAD (latest)


#7 BBQ Smoker by vsantos
I hope this design meet your requirements. If needed, additional details can be provided.
Aug 10, 2018 7:50
#6 bbq_smoker_c2.stp by Karthikeyan Arumugam
Please find BBQ smoker concept 2 files for review.
Thanks and Best Regards
Karthikeyan Arumugam
Aug 9, 2018 16:07
#5 BBQ Smoker by sherifelsheikh
With Temperature Gauge
Aug 8, 2018 14:46
#4 BBQ Smoker by Harjeet Sharma
Hope you like it, I have attached some more images with details please go through them. All things are as per your requirement.
Thanks & Regards
Harjeet Sharma
Aug 8, 2018 10:00
#3 BBQ Smoker by sherifelsheikh
I hope that this design will meat your requirements, if you need any additional details please contact me on the private messages.
Best Regards
Aug 6, 2018 16:47
#1 Reverse flow BBQ smoker v1 by TheIronMechanic
A first rough design according to your exact specifications.
Still need to find the latches you specified
Jul 31, 2018 8:19


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 23:04:25 +0000
Let´s face it, a 400 $ pre pay is not that much, if you plan to start manufacturing BBQ's that will cost some hundreds each to make.
But my main concern is another entirely: You want "good look" What does it mean? Are you Ok with rolled surface? Or do you prefer a square box? Take a look into: for a span of smokers available. Which do you prefer and why? How big is the cooking area or volume that you prefer to have? Any idea on the insulation?. Many practical questions, and some of them will be answered only after making tests on the prototype.
Regarding the design to use: very lakely all designs could be used with success by a dedicated cook and all designs will be defended fiercely by its fans. A design that is strange or odd may convince customers, but it will require a stronger sales pitch.

Stuart K.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 16:48:34 +0000
Hey all - this is my first time using this service, so please bear with me. We're a start up and keeping initial costs down at the beginning is a priority. Cad Crowd offers a free version of the contest and I would like to utilize that offer at this time. If that does not meet your standards, please move on. Thank you.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 14:41:12 +0000
If you want designers to participate please prepay the contest.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:17:50 +0000
I agree with @Harjeet Sharma...please make this contest to prepaid so we can do it more efficiently


Harjeet Sharma


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 11:18:12 +0000
It's a great item to create but I would like to know in which file format do you need the design and shall we use any other software like SolidWorks, Unigraphics nx.
Please make it prepaid so we can do it efficiently.

Thanks & Regards
Harjeet Sharma

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