DIY ProjectsHow to Build a Water Wheel Cooking Rotisserie

How to Build a Water Wheel Cooking Rotisserie

This step by step tutorial of how to build a water wheel cooking rotisserie is a do it yourself project that utilizes the onward flow of a stream to constantly turn the piece of meat till cooked perfectly.

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How to Build a Water Wheel Cooking Rotisserie

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This tutorial is a result of such creativity.

This is a tutorial on making a waterwheel rotisserie and a recipe for pulled pork. Everyone loves a good pulled pork. And this guide will show you how to make one on a rotisserie completely powered by flowing water. This is perfect if you have a stream or river around your home or if you go camping frequently near running water. Not only will it add a new recipe to your arsenal, it will making cooking easy and extremely entertaining.

For the tutorial on the waterwheel rotisserie, you will need the following materials:

– 5” x ¼” x 4 Hobby Wood
– 1.5 x ¼” x 3 Hobby Wood
– 4’ Wooden Dowels
– Wood Screws
– Brackets
– 10” x 10” x ¾” Piece of Wood
– 72” x 1/2” Threaded Steel Rod
– Drill or Screw Driver
– Saw
– Hatchet
– Wood Glue
– Hot Glue
– Tape or Rope
– Palm Sander
– Garbage Bags

To make the pulled pork, you will need the following ingredients and materials:

– Pork Shoulder
– Meat Thermometer
– Tongs
– Forks
– Buns
– BBQ Sauce
– Aluminum Trays
– Paper Towels

And just like that, you’ll have DIY rotisserie pulled pork.


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Here is a short video of the Water Wheel Cooking Rotisserie in action… enjoy !

Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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