Rocket Stove Design: How to Make a Rocket Stove (with video)

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Rocket stoves are used for cooking, heating water, and space heating–the primary advantages of one is that they use much less fuel than a traditional

open wood fire, they’re easy to make cheaply, and produce much less pollution! The rocket stove burns fuel very efficiently by operating at a very high temperature and by making sure that there is a good air draft into the fire, controlled use of fuel, complete combustion of volatiles, and efficient use of the resulting heat. It has been used for

cooking purposes in many hastily constructed and therefore poorly equipped camps and bases in third-world countries (notably the Rwandan refugee camps) and for space heating and water heating. Try making one yourself, it’s cheap and won’t take long at all:

Additional Reading and Further Resources

Rocketstove.org: “…the online community for the promotion of fuel efficient biomass technologies for cooking heating and drying”

Info on a similar stove used in rural locations of some Southeast Asian countries

4 COMMENTS

  1. Far out man!

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  2. Nothing new about these things. When my dad was a POW during WWII, the GI’s made these things with no tools out of tin cans. They were called Stalag stoves. Keep it simple.

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