Glenn Herbert wrote:If you must build your stove out of steel, I would suggest making the feed vertical instead of angled. That way the wood will be guaranteed to drop all the way to the bottom, and the fire will encounter two right angles on its path, making it more turbulent and aiding fuel/air mixing. The angled design has the fire at the bottom of the riser, so it encounters only one turbulence-generating angle.
I note that you have your riser significantly longer than your feed tube, which is good as it will allow the riser to firmly establish the correct draft instead of wanting to burn back up the feed.
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