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Patrick Moore
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I am wanting to build a rocket stove to serve as a food cooker, water heater and sauna warmer, does any one have any info on a model that would work well for this.
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ronald bush
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lots of different designs on you tube. you mite be waiting a while for answers on this site.


you will need something portable if you want to cook and put it in a sauna hut, unless you cook in the sauna. lol im piddling with the same thing this summer. my idea is a small rocket, in a sauna hut with a heated bench extending outside the hut.

good luck on your project Patrick
 
Patrick Moore
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ronald bush wrote:lots of different designs on you tube. you mite be waiting a while for answers on this site.


you will need something portable if you want to cook and put it in a sauna hut, unless you cook in the sauna. lol im piddling with the same thing this summer. my idea is a small rocket, in a sauna hut with a heated bench extending outside the hut.

good luck on your project Patrick


Thanks Ronald, you are the first person to respond to one of my post on this site, I will look at some videos, I am going to build the stove stationary, this building will be a kitchen/ dining room/ shower/ sauna, I think it can work, I will take some pics and vids and post them.
 
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Hi Patrick; Do you have a copy of ianto evans book rocket mass heaters ? If not, you should invest in one. it is readily available on line, it will answer alot of questions you may have . Are you wanting to build a rocket stove in your sauna or a rocket mass heater ? A rocket stove would definitely heat a sauna as well as boil water but be careful, rocket stoves get red hot very fast it could burn your sauna down if its not isolated from burnable surfaces. You can also cook on a rocket stove, that is what they were designed for. I would build a rocket mass heater for a sauna rather than a rocket stove ,so the room stated toasty for a longer time , and you would have a nice heated bench to lay on . Asking specific questions on this site will get you responses quicker than a general question will. Good luck with your build Tom
 
Patrick Moore
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Hi Thomas, thanks for the info, my questions may be a little broad now, presently I am researching, when I actually begin the project my questions will be more precise.
 
Cindy Mathieu
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Cooking, like frying something, generally requires close control of the temperature. This is not easy with a rocket j-tube design or any wood-burning device, for that matter.
 
Matt Walker
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The design I show here offers excellent cooking temperature control. Far more precise than my electric range, and over as long a time period as you are willing to feed it fuel. You know (I hope) that I greatly respect you Sandy, but I'm frustrated that this old stereotype persists. They are not just for boiling water any more.

 
Patrick Moore
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Mirah Sen wrote:
Patrick Moore wrote:I am wanting to build a rocket stove to serve as a food cooker, water heater and sauna warmer, does any one have any info on a model that would work well for this.
Thanks


Wow good to know this. You can search on Google to get your desired design.

Have you made your rocket stove?
thanks Micah, no it has not made it to my plate.
 
Patrick Moore
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Cindy Mathieu wrote:Cooking, like frying something, generally requires close control of the temperature. This is not easy with a rocket j-tube design or any wood-burning device, for that matter.
thanks Cindy
 
Patrick Moore
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Matt Walker wrote:The design I show here offers excellent cooking temperature control. Far more precise than my electric range, and over as long a time period as you are willing to feed it fuel. You know (I hope) that I greatly respect you Sandy, but I'm frustrated that this old stereotype persists. They are not just for boiling water any more.

thanks a lot Matt that looks very cool.
 
Linda Woodard
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This portable rocket stove made with cinder blocks seemed pretty clever to me for outdoor cooking.


 
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