Lump charcoal also referred to as just “lump” is a fine tool of the trade used by many Pitmasters to cook their meat. Lump charcoal is made by burning pieces of wood in a low oxygen environment, a process that can take days and burns off impurities until what’s left is mostly carbon.

As you continue to read through this entire article we suggest you allow it to serve as a guide on how to make lump charcoal in your back yard for grilling, smoking, and barbecuing your next batch of marvelous meat. We’ve included several different methods that people use for making lump charcoal so that you can apply what you learn using the tools and resources you have at home.

One of the coolest things about making your own lump charcoal at home is that it will cost you little to no money. We searched high and low to find you several various video tutorials of people instructing on how to make charcoal in slightly different ways.

Watch each of these videos in its entirety in order to learn the basics of how this simple science works, and then choose to make your own lump charcoal in a way that works best for you using the tools and resources you have at home…

How To Make Your Own Lump Charcoal With Tony Comegys

Arkansas Prepper – How To Make Lump Charcoal Part 1

Arkansas Prepper – How To Make Lump Charcoal Part 2

How to Make Charcoal With Randough Surviror

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Hope you found these videos on how to make lump charcoal in your back yard helpful. If you’re already doing this, what’s your preferred wood for making lump charcoal at home? Let us know in the comments below.

And if you have a slight variation to your lump charcoal making process or something completely different then you’ve seen in the videos above, please feel free to share that as well in the comments below.

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Happy Grillin’ & Smokin’,

 ~I Love Grilling Meat

photo cred: I Love Grilling Meat VIP Member Hoser Zaragoza showing off his badass pit

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