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Operate, build and maintain wood burning contraptions that cut energy and wood use by 90% while providing luxurious comfortable heat.  Including rocket mass heaters, rocket ovens, rocket cooktops, rocket water heaters, outdoor kitchens and so on...

sand badge

start and operate a j-tube rocket mass heater for 1 hour
start and operate a batch box rocket mass heater for 1 hour
start a rocket oven and bake something
start a rocket cooktop and cook something
start a rocket water heater and get the water temperature over 140
use a rocket j-tube to boil a gallon of water
do the annual ash cleanout of a rocket mass heater
spread some ash on a garden spot (just a dusting)
build a dakota stove and cook some food

straw badge

heat a space with a rocket mass heater for one week
build a j-tube style rocket mass heater

wood badge

heat a space with a rocket mass heater for one month
build an 8 inch j-tube rocket “engine”
build a second j-tube style rocket mass heater
build a j-tube style rocket oven
build a j-tube style unpressurized rocket hot water heater
build a j-tube style rocket cook top
build a j-tube style season extender in a hugelkultur

iron badge

heat a space with a rocket mass heater for a full winter
rocket hot tub
rocket sauna
shop style rocket heater
rocket forge
rocket glass recycler
outdoor rocket cooker, smoker
ring-of-fire alternative to a camp fire
outdoor classroom with butt warmer
experiments in heating a shop very, very fast
experiments in heating a home with extremely little wood
outdoor kitchen / outdoor canning kitchen


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Howdy!

I reckon' I got me a Rocket badge:

- J #1: https://permies.com/p/998686
- Batch #1: https://permies.com/p/1081197
- J #2: https://permies.com/p/1081216
- Batch #2: https://permies.com/p/1081225
- Rocket Oven: https://permies.com/p/1080009
- Cooktop: https://permies.com/p/1081240
- Water Heater: https://permies.com/p/1079999
- J Boil: https://permies.com/p/1004429
- Cleanout: https://permies.com/p/1004347
- Ash Garden: https://permies.com/p/1001232
- Dakota Stove: https://permies.com/p/1080002
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

Congratulations on your first badge!  And for being the first to get the Rocket badge!

 
Ash Jackson
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Woo-hoo!! Thank you, Mike! I'm very excited to have a badge.

Now just fifteen more to go.
 
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I just got my last Rocket BB approved for the Sand badge

Here's a link to my Profile

Start a J tube
Start a different J tube
Start a batch box
Start a batch box
Annual ash cleanout
Boil water on a J tube
Start up and cook on a rocket cooktop
Start rocket water heater
Put ash somewhere
Start and bake with rocket oven
Dakota stove
Staff note (Ash Jackson) :

Nice! Congrats on your Sand badge in Rocket!

 
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It's a pity I have to do the straw badge before I can even attempt the sand badge!
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