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mini mass rocket furnace for a tear drop camp ? possible ?

 
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i have been beeting my head in trying to figure out a no cost (not gas or electric or anything i would have to pay for) way of heating a space the size of a queen size bed thats the size of my tear drop sleeping area i want to build some kind of rocket stove for it it hold heat very well so it will not take much at all but i cant seem to wrap my mind around it on how to make it small like i want i figured the best thing was to talk to people with experiance in this area and i think this is the best place there is for that any help would be great

what i want to do is some how support it on the wall away from my head

unless some one has a better idea i am planning on wraping the area around with berlap the and then brushing a cement latex sand mixture to fire proof the area to keep things safe and also to add to a mass of some kind this also will help in keeping it lite

would i need a fresh air intake with a space this small

temps i will be in at the most would be 20-30 deg's maybe a little lower

i live in tennessee but am looking to camp in other areas also

it could be that this is not possible but i am will to try anything

thanks in advance for any advice you might have good or bad
 
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Mass heat storage and lightness for portability are simply not compatible. You can have one or the other. The only reasonable possibility might be water as a storage medium, if you are able to dump it for travel and refill when you stop. And putting a thin layer of noncombustible material over wood will not protect it from long-term heat damage, including eventual lowering of the combustion point so the wood burns at what would seem to be a safe temperature.
 
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