Jennifer Poindexter. https://youtube.com/WildmanTech, Design and 3D Print Your Own Phone Case (in Fusion 360), 2 ea. (grate), 3 ea. The minimum complement of tools to make this is a hacksaw and some sort of welder. The front is comprised of four pieces, with four additional pieces that make up the loading chute. Did you make this project? 1½ x 12” These will be notched to interlock each other and the top of the stove. This is nothing like a rocket stove. Begin by taking the three largest pieces and tack them together along their longest edge. A rocket stove works chiefly on wood fuel. The burning chamber of the rocket stove is where hot coals, heat, and flames are contained when the stove is in use. By the time you're done, you will have welded more than 12 feet of joints. 3/16 x 1 x 8¾” Cut with 45º on both ends such that it forms a parallelogram. (grate) 2 ea. What an awesome beginner's welding project! 2 ea. Once it's tacked together, go back and weld the joints jumping around in no more than 2" sections so as to spread the heat out. As seen on YouTube, this "Weld It Yourself" kit will not only serve as a fun project to share with a parent, friend, or child, but a great opportunity to improve your welding skills, and you get a highly efficient Rocket Stove at the end! This is an easy project and there are some good tips in the video. About: I'm an environmentally conscious experimenter who loves to bring people together, build things, and when possible...blow things up! 4 x 10” cut at a 45º angle so one edge is 10” and the other 6” (sides of chute), 2 ea. I'm drying my welding electrodes here. Don't use a lap or butt joint. Before welding the plates into place, the hole for the feed tube must be cut because warping may occur after welding. When you start out welding, it's often hard to find something to practice on. You should read up on them .Ill post a picture of one with all the required basics. All of this is 1/8” flat bar except the last four pieces which are 3/16”. 3/16 x 1 x 12” Cut with 45º on both ends such that it forms a trapezoid. Currently, she spends her days gardening, caring for her orchard and vineyard, raising chickens, ducks, goats, and bees. 4 x 10” cut at a 45º angle so one edge is 10” and the other 6” (sides of chute) 1 ea. (side legs), 1 ea. 21 DIY Rocket Stove Plans to Cook Efficiently with Wood. 1½ x 12” These will be notched to interlock each other and the top of the stove. Tack the 6 x 9¼” piece to the top front, then tack the 6 x 3¼” piece to the bottom front.The two 1 x 5¾" pieces narrow the opening for the 4" wide chute.Next, tack the chute sides onto the opening then add the 4 x 10” piece to the long side of the chute and the 4 x 6” piece to the short side.Finally, tack the 6 x 6" piece to the bottom. (front leg). 1 x 5¾” (chute spacers) The legs are optional. You want the pieces aligned so they form a bevel groove. To light it you start a fire at the bottom of the wood chute then drop a burning paper down the flue so it gets the thing drawing along the middle tube . Share it with us! By Jennifer Poindexter. See us on YouTube too! Creating a simple exoskeleton for the stove, you insert a piece of wood to burn in the combustion chamber and let the flame and smoke rise through the chimney which is vertical and insulated. So a rocket stove should have a wood feed chute down to a through pipe that tapers in somewhat and is twice as long as the feed tube and a drawing upright tube twice that length again . 4 x 6” (bottom of chute) 2 ea. Add them if you like. Jennifer is a full-time homesteader who started her journey in the foothills of North Carolina in 2010. Next, the bottom plate is centered and welded into place at the seam of the burning chamber tube. This makes the combustion to … This is a super simple project that can be built with little more than a hacksaw and some sort of welder.