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Hi Erica,
I don't have any interest in integrating a rocket mass heater into furniture (couch, bed, etc). Can the cob/vent-pipe heat exchanger be built vertically on 12" thick adjacent corner walls in a living area, or as a single, possibly 24" thick free standing wall in a shop for example? Thank you, Michael
 
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Hello Michael,

Welcome to Permies...

I won't get into any great details as this question was addressed to Erica, but I can share that given the correct design an interstitial wall RMH should be achievable. I am not sure from an ergonomic and design perspective it would be more functional, easier to build or applicable than a built in furniture piece or sub floor variatie...it will all depend on the design...

Good luck with your plans,

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