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Building a moveable rocket oven or stove

 
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I’m currently renting and will have to move next summer. I would love to build a rocket oven that I can take with me, when we move. I wouldn’t be able to or want to leave it behind.  The list of resources here is a little overwhelming. Do any of the guides cover this topic? I’m happy to pay for a book / guide, so long as it has a solution that would fit my needs. Thank you kindly.
 
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Hi Edward;
That's a tall order your asking for...
If you use a clay sand mortar to build an oven , then it is easy easy to disassemble.

I say easy because the bricks will pop right apart.
The clay sand mortar will slip right off into a bucket and is completely reusable.

The not easy part is moving 300 or so bricks and bunches of mortar.
I just built a super awesome Black or white Rocket powered oven.
Here is a link to that build)   https://permies.com/t/164923/rocket-ovens/Build-Black-White-Rocket-Oven

It works great, took just over 300 bricks.
Plans were purchased from Matt at Walker stoves.
Here is a link to his store )   https://walkerstoves.com/index.html

Good Luck with your build!


 
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Thank you Thomas - that really is a super awesome build. I really like the look of the stoves on walkerstove, especially the brick cook stove - that would pass the wife’s aesthetics s test, which is very important in my world. But that would be in a house we owned sometime in the future.

That’s a good tip to use a mortar that can be dismantled. I’m not too concerned about moving 300 bricks. Transporting 300 bricks on a cargo bike in the first place might take a few trips, but I’m used to hauling stuff with it.
 
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I can't say that I know what a rocket oven is though I have read a lot of threads here on permies because they are so interesting.

I remember on a thread where the guy built something to use to heat his garage.

While looking for that thread I found these that to me look moveable:

https://permies.com/t/90099/rocket-ovens/replace-oven-rocket-oven

https://permies.com/w/rocket-oven-plans

And I am sorry to say I didn't find the one I was looking for.

 
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I also meant to add that building something around these stoves that dismantled or protected walls and people might still make them doable. Like something insulated.
 
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