Designed & Built by Gorilla: The Smoke Saber

09th August 2013

Project: Custom Smoker barbeque – The Smoke Saber

Client: DJ BBQ and Jamie Oliver’s Food Tube channel

Delivery Date: 31st July 2013

Brands Involved: DJ BBQ | Food Tube

Project background:

Food Tube and DJ BBQ were looking to produce a video about how to make a custom reverse flow smoker barbeque with a twist. They wanted to relate it to Star Wars to celebrate YouTube’s geek week and make the smoker look like a light saber!

GORILLA role summary:

Smoker design and build. Hosting the film crew to produce the video on our premises over a 3 day period

GORILLA role detail:

  • Design and fabrication
  • 3D modeling and CAD

Hands on design and build:

  • Custom parts design and fabrication
  • Welding
  • Lighting

Timescales involved:

Built over a 3 day period for filming purposes

Result / Outcome:

A fully functioning light saber smoker! Clients really happy with the results and working with Gorilla. A fantastic video produced by Food Tube with an impressive amount of views on their You Tube channel.

See the video produced by Food Tube on our YouTube channel here – GorillaTube


Massive thanks to Gorilla Marketing and Events for the build. And much respect to Craig the Welder too. He rocks. These guys can do anything.
Food Tube Team (taken from their video credits)

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