• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • r ranson
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Mike Haasl
stewards:
  • paul wheaton
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Dave Burton
master gardeners:
  • jordan barton
  • Greg Martin
  • Steve Thorn
gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • Jay Angler
  • Kate Downham

Ceramic Fiber Batch Rocket Plans

 
pollinator
Posts: 324
Location: North Olympic Peninsula
83
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Permies!  Geez, I'm a spammer these days.  Sorry about that, I'm just finally getting to this backlog of inside work I've been building up for a while now.  It's howling wind and a sideways downpour out there, so I'm getting much sitting work done these days.  Anywho, I finally, finally got around to getting after these plan sets, and the latest one is the glorious and much revered Peter van den Berg 6" Batch Rocket.  I've been making these with ceramic fiber for a few years now, and the performance is out of this world.  They also are dead simple to build.  The material can be easily cut with a utility knife or hand saw.  The parts pin together for assembly inside the skin of your choice.  I've recently made some videos showing some simple ways to build doors and hardware, and some info on building with the ceramic fiber board.  I'm working to make these stoves accessible to anyone, and I think these methods go a long way towards that goal.  Hopefully this will help some of you build a great stove!  Thanks for the opportunity to share.

You can find plans for the Peter van den Berg Batch Rocket, and many other stoves, here:
Walker Stoves


Here's a video of me lighting one off, skinned in aluminum as part of my aluminum series.

 
gardener
Posts: 1288
Location: Okanogan Highlands, Washington
299
hugelkultur cat dog books food preservation
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Very cool!  
Great to hear what you're up to.

Are you selling these yet, or still prototyping?

I see your website (http://walkerstoves.com) has plans and the super-hot core, but I don't see the aluminum series.
Care to share a link?


-Erica
 
Matt Walker
pollinator
Posts: 324
Location: North Olympic Peninsula
83
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Erica!  Thank you for the kind words.

I'm not building any stoves at the moment, so I removed them from my site for sale.  You can find the archived pages on them here:

http://walkerstoves.com/aluminum-series-stoves.html  

 
Every time you till, you lose 30% of your organic matter. But this tiny ad is durable:
BWB second printing, pre-order dealio (poor man's poll)
https://permies.com/t/147624/BWB-printing-pre-order-dealio
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic