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by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: hobo stove 07/29/2006
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Views: 933

hobo stove 07/29/2006

Working on one. Had idea to use 4 inch aluminum elbow. Twisted it to form straight piece. All of its lines give it strength and character Shows it compared to heinekin pot. pot fits inside for storage, u shaped stainless piece inserted through upper row of holes holds pot while heating. Secret to cl...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: whatzitt stove 10/18/2006
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Views: 951

whatzitt stove 10/18/2006

All the right parts came together to make up this combination stove. I made it with an aluminum bottle "Snapple Energy" drink. A can from a can of chicken in water. A piece of fiberglass wick. I JB welded the can to the bottom of the bottle, inserted the wick into the can, poured in 2 cups...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Stove Wick Test 09/01/2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1641

Stove Wick Test 09/01/2006

Had to do a test to satisfy my curiosity about the ability of 3 different materials that have been said to be used as wick materials. Did this test today to clarify in my mind the capillary action of the three materials. Material that does'nt get consumed when used as a wick. Steel wool will burn wh...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:03 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: hoboelite wood burning stove(gassifier) 09/17/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 855

hoboelite wood burning stove(gassifier) 09/17/2006

Was just kidding about being a gassifier Made this one from a vegetable steamer. (stainless steel)(second hand store) fits nicely inside a 6 inch diameter cake pan(aluminum) that is the cook pot. Can be considered a complete kitchen in a pot. The elite hobos have these on the rail trails Weighs 297 ...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:00 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Vegetarian Stove 04/08/2006
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Views: 1740

Vegetarian Stove 04/08/2006

These are photos of of a burner that has 9 individual flames created by using fiberglass wick. I had recently made a post some where that I had tried olive oil with a large wick and it burned dirty/sooty. This one has small flames and burns clean. Boiled 2 cups of water in 19 1/2 min. Alot of room f...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: TC5 Ultralight alcohol stove 01/28/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1312

TC5 Ultralight alcohol stove 01/28/2006

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/teacandlestove011.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/teacandlestove010.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/teacandlestove009.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/teacandlestove002.jpg Added a new feature to ...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Chia Pet Stove 04/14/2006
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Chia Pet Stove 04/14/2006

Just one more Got the idea during the Christmas Holidays but got side tracked. The chia pet is always on sale at that time, they must sell quite well!!!! Made of aluminum, same pot as the dual flame. Weighs 36 grams Has eight jets, each equipped with its own igniter wick 17 ml of denatured alcohol w...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:14 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: DUAL FLAME alcohol stove 01/19/2006
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Views: 1506

DUAL FLAME alcohol stove 01/19/2006

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/dualcoreburn012.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/dualcoreburn013.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/dualcoreburn011.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/dualcoreburn004.jpg --------------------------------...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Stove Lantern Torch Combo 02/21/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 965

Stove Lantern Torch Combo 02/21/2006

Here is my version of a unidirectional lantern , stove and torch combination. It's bright enough for me to see and identify objects 40 to 50 feet away in the dark of night. It is held in the hand or can be placed on a flat surface using the two leg screws on the front end. Uses a micro torch made by...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Name This Stove 01/18/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1071

Name This Stove 01/18/2006

The one on the right is madeout of a chafing fuel can. Has a tube inserted that reaches to the bottom of the can. Tube is permanently affixed. Has holes in the tube at it's base and at it's top. Allows fuel to enter can at bottom and top holes allow vapor to escape. The wick in the center is spring ...

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