• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies living kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education experiences global resources the cider press projects digital market permies.com all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • raven ranson
stewards:
  • paul wheaton
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Julia Winter
garden masters:
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • thomas rubino
  • Bill Crim
  • Kim Goodwin
  • Joylynn Hardesty
gardeners:
  • Amit Enventres
  • Mike Jay
  • Dan Boone

Making J Tube Forge for Activated Charcoal  RSS feed

 
Posts: 7
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Everyone, I've made my first ROUGH J Tube Rocket and would like your input. I want something similar in function to the one in Wheaton's Kickstarter DVD. Since I wasn't sure about it's innards, I got some sketches and notes from Ernie & Erica about a J tube canning forge. My creation has a burn chamber similar to a RMH- even though the one in the Kickstarter has a much smaller one.

To save time, here's a link for a video of my creation:
http://youtu.be/yV9NUrI3WNo

I know there are at least two problems with it: 1. It's not sealed/airtight at the burn chamber. 2. It's not insulated with perlite.

My question mainly is: if I fix the two problems listed above, will that make it as hot as the one in the Kickstarter? What else should I do? Thanks!
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://stoves2.com
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!