How To Make A Rocket Stove From A Five Gallon Metal Bucket – Eco Snippets

How To Make A Rocket Stove From A Five Gallon Metal Bucket

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The principle behind a rocket stove is simple – rather than cooking on an open fire, you burn wood in an insulated chimney. Rocket stoves are highly efficient and easy to make. They run on twigs, so you can avoid cutting down a whole tree just to cook dinner.

We’ve had a rocket stove made out of brick in our backyard for several years…

I figured that since there was so much interest in the topic it would be good to offer one that didn’t require masonry work.

Better yet, I figured that it should be portable, so I made it out of a five gallon steel paint bucket. The project took less than an hour to complete and I’m very pleased with the final result. What follows are some photos showing the building process…”

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Very easy and highly efficient.


Mr. WINCH is doing something simular w our lg cans for outdoor ed class…cool


Excellent ! 🙂

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