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We are going to build a rocket mass heater in our home. We have already built two RMH, but this project is a great deal more challenging. The two built and working heaters were with a 55 gallon drum, one that had no mass heat storage, the other that went through a bench. I am asking for suggestions on video, plans, books, etc because we want to create a stove in our home that has a cooking surface, has an oven, has a brick outer look, does not utilize a 55 gallon drum, goes through a heat storage bench, and uses a refractory cement rather than cob. Does anyone have suggestions for directions? Thank you for any help.
 
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Check out this thread about Matt Walker's Tiny House Cook Stove and Heater plans - tiny cook stove thread



I already have the plans and will be building one this summer.

 
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I saw that one, but it doesn't look to me like it includes an oven (which I think means a bell is involved.) So, one of my questions is if I can have both a bell and a long bench.
 
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The plans are quite versatile.  In Matt's own stove there's an oven below the fire box, but it can be put in the side, too.  Or you can put a heat exchange system in to heat water.  The bench can be a cob-style or a hollow bell, the choice is yours.

He discusses some of the options in this video, and there are others on his site.

 
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Thank you, Burra! My first response to you was dead wrong. When I finally watched his video and explored his concept, I began to realize this stove is the answer!
 
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