Box Rocket

Behold: The next rocket stove design to test, a box rocket! Luckily consumer culture has just the thing to make a stovetop, a cast iron casserole pan.  It burned reasonably well when the wind wasn’t knocking over the chimney. It burnt much better when we converted it to a standard J tube (sorry no pictures). […]

Symmathesy = Learning Together

A new word: Symmathesy, from this long article. I think this is an interesting idea, to coin a new word. Or, even a bit presumptuous? It’s a move in the right direction. Perhaps the word itself will one day become quite functional. At the very least the author has captured the motion of life as […]

Rocket Stove 2017

A new project for the new year, a rocket stove! I’d like to build a rocket stove in a greenhouse with a batch box. So, the testing begins. The basic design is drawn from Peterburg Batch Box Dimensions and my working knowledge. It’s only got a 4” riser and with the box being 9” x 11.5” x […]