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Anyone make there own outside woodstove ???
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sHan    Posted 10-08-2002 at 07:26:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi all im trying to make an out side wood stove to put heat in my house i have a modular and no basement anybody bilt one? got any pictures or plans?any help would be great thanks sHan...

PS any links would bee fine tooooooo....


DeadCarp - here ya go    Posted 10-08-2002 at 19:32:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
Welded this up & we've been using this one a few years now. Furnace stores wanted like $7000 for everything and i couldn't get the right size, so i made this boiler for about $1000. The sides & back are surrounded by water, (door is port for incoming air so no real heat loss there) and the thing heats about 15 rooms in cold central Mn. I mostly borrowed ideas from the big kids, let me know if you want details. :)


screaminghollow    Posted 10-08-2002 at 10:03:06       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Saw an article in some back to nature magazine about twenty years ago about something used in scandanavia to heat water to heat houses. The description was sketchy and its been awile, but it was something like this. A masonry fire box and chimney was constructed below ground or in the side of a hill. log walls surrounded a perimeter about three feet from the firebox and a roof was built over everything but the chimney. the the structure was then filled with sand. pipes were run through the sand to carry water. the firebax heated the sand and the sand heateed the water, which was in turn used to heat the house. the whole thing was sunk in the ground and insulated. Now, all things considered, it may be easier to get one of those outdoor furnaces. But if your the sort who has more time than money and scrounging skills, you might be in business.


Noodle Pinlynch naw don't    Posted 10-08-2002 at 08:34:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
hain't had much luck with them wood stoves, narer get much out of em. git too hot and burn up in bout 2-3 hors. I even bilt them with plywood
and such. They jes git too dam hot an burnt up.


hmmmm    Posted 10-08-2002 at 09:37:26       [Reply]  [No Email]
think the plywood would have held up better than that wouldn,t ya


Noodle P    Posted 10-08-2002 at 10:00:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yup thas what I wus thinkin. pose I ought use scrus stead of nayles nex time?


hmmmm    Posted 10-08-2002 at 10:08:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
yup that might help , an mabbe put some of eieio ,s tin foil on tha screws


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