"The Amazing Wood-Gas Stove", the first volume in the 'A Simple DIY Project' series walks you step by step through the construction of a small inexpensive, or even free, wood-gas gasifier type camping stove. Built from materials you either probably have already on-hand, or can easily locate... read more
Using diagrams, photos, and profuse description, the author explains what a wood-gas stove is, how it works, and compares the technology to other common camping stove types with a point scale system, and how to build a unit. He then proceeds to explain other things you can makes for the stove... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Using diagrams, photos, and profuse description, the author explains what a wood-gas stove is, how it works, and compares the technology to other common camping stove types with a point scale system, and how to build a unit. He then proceeds to explain other things you can makes for the stove you have built, such as a carrying bag, pot stand, etc.
The theme is primarily a how-to using recycled materials, which makes the stove and the accessories free material wise, though some hand tools, a bit, and a drill are necessary in the construction. He also described various other uses for the stove, for signalling or emergency cooking use. Over-all a good how-to.
Chapter 1: What exactly is a wood-gas stove?
Chapter 2: How does a gasifier stove work?
Chapter 3: What are the benefits of a gasifier stove?
Chapter 4: Is a gasifier stove really inexpensive to own or operate?
Chapter 5: What do I need to make one?
Chapter 6: Let's make a stove
Chapter 7: Marking the cans
Chapter 8: Cutting and drilling
Chapter 9: Assembling the parts
Chapter 10: Firing up the stove for the first time
Chapter 11: Ideas for some useful accessories you can make
Chapter 12: Conclusions about the stove
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