• 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
  • paul wheaton
  • Jocelyn Campbell
  • Julia Winter
  • Burra Maluca
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Bill Erickson
garden masters:
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Bryant RedHawk
  • Mike Jay
  • Joseph Lofthouse
  • Dan Boone
  • Daron Williams

Best RMH How-To Book  RSS feed

Posts: 69
Location: Siberia
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hey all! I am living in Siberia and am building a BIG garage, about 800sqr foot. Garage workshop combio. I'm thinking about putting in a rocket stove there. Normally I would put in what the Russians call a Holand Heater, kind of like a Russian masonry heater but smaller, about the size of a stand alone wardrobe without any cooking area.

I have a lot of experience with masonry heaters and thought I'd give the rocket stove a try, to compare in -40 the respective attributes! I was wondering if any of you could suggest a good book (preferably available in PDF) on the subject. Something worthwhile. I'd get the DVD set but 1). I like having a book with drawings that I can study without pausing and rewinding and 2). $100 is a bit rough on my wallet at the moment!

Thanks in advance!

Posts: 7349
Location: Victoria British Columbia-Canada
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Check out Ernie Wisner and Erica Wisner. They are members of this forum.

They have exactly what you're looking for. Ernie has built 700+ units.
Posts: 4154
Location: Northern New York Zone4-5 the OUTER 'RONDACs percip 36''
books fungi hugelkultur solar wofati woodworking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Justus Walker : You can go to ' rocketstoves.com ' for a PDF Copy $15.oo U.S. of Ianto Evans' Book ' rocket mass heaters ' there is STILL no other book in any language with
more rocket mass heater information ! You can print as many copies as needed for 1 low price ! Big Al
All of the following truths are shameless lies. But what about this tiny ad:
five days of natural building (wofati and cob) and rocket cooktop oct 8-12, 2018
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!