thomas newcomb wrote:I can't build more than three inches high at a time using hour and a half intervals or it will cave in.
thomas newcomb wrote:Thanks again for your input. My mix has no grass. I read else where not to use it. I tried using pine nettles but it made more difficult. You are correct I am trying to make this work to become a model. Nicaraguan stoves have no chimneys and the smoky homes cause lung infections in the youth. Last year I brought aluminum rocket stoves made in South Africa and they were a hit. Hence the idea to make them using local materials
thomas newcomb wrote:How do you clean out the ashes? The heat riser is too long to reach into and the channel too narrow.
thomas newcomb wrote: but I don't understand what you mean by metal under the stick feed.