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Welcome Again Erica Wisner author of The Art of Fire

 
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This week Erica Wisner, author of The Art of Fire, Rocket Mass Heater innovator and educator, will be joining us to answer our questions about fire and wood burning devices.

Erica is often on the forums answering questions, but this week she will do even more and there are up to four copies of her new book The Art of Fire up for grabs.

Erica will be popping into the forum over the next few days answering questions and joining in discussions.

From now through this Friday, any posts in this forum, ie the wood burning stoves forum, could be selected to win.

To win, you must use a name that follows our naming policy and you must have your email set up in Paul's daily-ish email..

The winners will be notified by email and must respond within 24 hours.

You can visit Erica's website here.

Posts in this thread won't count, but please feel free to say hi to Erica and make her feel at home!

Make sure the discussions follows permies' publishing standards
 
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Always great to have Erica spend even more time here during these promotions!
 
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Erika : Fourteen months ago you, Ernie and rocket stoves all came into my world and enriched it! And I know I am not the only one who has had a major upgrade in their life
that You and Ernie started !

What magic are You going to bring to us now ! Big Al ! Late note love the Tops science thingy on your site ! A + M (Martha says HI! )
 
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allen lumley wrote:Erika : Fourteen months ago you, Ernie and rocket stoves all came into my world and enriched it!




And since then, Allen has fielded more newby questions than I could ever imagine doing. Whenever a new person visits the wood burning section, Al welcomes them and directs them to the appropriate resources according to their needs and knowledge level. This must save E&E a good chunk of time as moderators. Thumbs up to Al.

 
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Awesome!!! I have just started seriously researching rmh and have soooo many questions. I probly need a book. Any ideas for a good starter?
 
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I am so happy to hear about Erica's new book. I love the idea of rocket stoves/heaters/hot water heaters, and have played with them a little. I'm wondering if this is the Rocket Stove book for dummies, because that is the version I need. Looking forward to reading the book and (hopefully) putting it into practice.
 
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I got matches when i was 7 years old and was allowed to burn whatever i liked !
i caused a lot of damage,im now reformed
would love to learn more!
 
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So glad you wrote this book! Looking forward to the extra info.
 
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How can we buy the book outright?
 
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Hi Chad, here's a link to E&E's store page and here's a direct link to their Scubbly page.
 
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This shorta-daily-ish email inspired a registration outa me!
skol to things that burn
 
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David Loncle wrote:This shorta-daily-ish email inspired a registration outa me!
skol to things that burn



Glad to hear that!
 
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Thanks for the kind words!
I'm going to start a 'wood burning tips' thread specifically, in the "Wood Burning Stoves" forum. Here we go: https://permies.com/t/29726/wood-burning-stoves/Wood-Burning-Lessons-Experience#231349

I put up a good handful of my favorite resources there, as well as links to videos and promo stuff.

If you like the way I write, our "Art of Fire" is an illustrated handbook and the digital version goes for $8 at www.scubbly.com.
Printed versions are $12 (call it $14 with shipping) and if they're ordered this week I should be able to get them all out in time for Christmas.

"Art of Fire" doesn't assume anything about your existing stove (or even that you have one). The advice starts with an open hearth and works up to common types of stoves and ovens (but doesn't go into rocket mass heaters).

Thanks for tuning in, and hope you are staying warm and cozy this winter!

Yours,
Erica W
 
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This is a bit later than usual, but we finally have winners!

Allen Lumley
and
Patrick Freeburger


Congratulations Allen and Patrick. I sent you an email asking you for the name of the person who referred you to permies first. That person, will also get a copy of Erica's book and a permies care package.
 
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So I'm thinking about the comparison made between water and fire in the first of the Wood Burning Stoves 2.0 DVDs, saying that the plumbing we use for water has a similar application for fire, etc.

Is there a fire-corollary for vortices? What are some of the applications?
 
Time is mother nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once. And this is a tiny ad:
Switching from electric heat to a rocket mass heater reduces your carbon footprint as much as parking 7 cars
http://woodheat.net
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