Monthly Archives: December 2010

Test fire

The day before yesterday Wadly and I test fired the sawdust stove out in the yard.  It really does work exactly as acclaimed.  We used fairly damp cedar sawdust (it’s what we had).  I had a little trouble getting it … Continue reading

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Sawdust stove parts

I took my concept for the bottom workings of the sawdust stove to our local sheet metal shop and they did a brilliant job of turning my concept into solid objects.  All this perfection (not the vent adapter which I … Continue reading

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Substitutes – Sawdust Stove

Wadly brought home a lovely 55 gallon barrel from a vendor on Craigslist.  We haven’t been as successful in finding a 30 gallon drum to use as the inner barrel.  Desiring to forge ahead, I’ve decided to try and use … Continue reading

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Plans for staying warm

It’s going to be a while before I get the sun porch done and we can get our rocket mass heater built.  In the interim, I must have a less expensive (and quieter) way to stay warm.  Toward that end, … Continue reading

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