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by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Whatchamacallit alcohol stove 10/18/2006
Replies: 5
Views: 3168

Whatchamacallit alcohol 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
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:41 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Hoboelite woodburner stove 09/17/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1495

Hoboelite woodburner stove 09/17/2006

Made this one from a vegetable steamer. (stainless steel) 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 grams Pot supports are 2 pieces of stainless steel windshiel...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:39 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Stoves With Character 09/13/2006
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Views: 1145

Stoves With Character 09/13/2006

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2.../stoves025.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2.../stoves018.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2.../stoves022.jpg The first photo shows some simple little container that were used to make stoves. Some of them have "Character" They are the bur...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:37 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Hobo Stove 09/13/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1171

Hobo Stove 09/13/2006

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 cleaner/less soot ...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Dingaling Stove 07/20/2006
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Views: 1065

Dingaling Stove 07/20/2006

My wife really takes an active roll in my stove addiction. When she saw the stove I was working she asked what it was made of. I told her and she smilled from ear to ear. I said I was going to name it Ting-a-ling. She smilled again and said why not name it after you. You're such a Ding-a-ling, name ...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Snapple Bottle" Stove Wick Style 07/06/2006
Replies: 5
Views: 2180

"Snapple Bottle" Stove Wick Style 07/06/2006

On the way home picked up a couple of Snapple bottles. Made one complete stove Weighs 31 grams 1.093 ounces Will test it tomorrow and post photos Pot rests on cross piece in center of burner Has 4 pieces of fiberglass cloth wick One bottle, one complete stove!!!!!!! Boiled 2 cups of 67 degree water ...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Venetian" wedding tin pot stand 07/10/2006
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Views: 1121

"Venetian" wedding tin pot stand 07/10/2006

Used 1 inch wide aluminum venetian blind material Pop riveted the pieces to a wedding tin to make it have it's embedded pot stand One wedding favor tin, some wick material, one complete stove!!! Used fiberglass cloth for the wick 2 cups water boiled using 1/2 ounce denatured alcohol Water temp 70 de...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Paper Stove Competition 07/21/2006
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Views: 1158

Paper Stove Competition 07/21/2006

Rules: 1. Stove and pot stand made of paper products 2. 1/2 ounce of fuel 3. Boil 2 cups of 70 degree water 4. No time limit 5. Pot stand can be separated from burner Sample of what my entry looks like in it's preliminary stages: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/paprstv003.jpg http://i...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1175

"Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006

First shows the setup to cut the bottles with a hacksaw blade mounted with screws to a piece of lumber the thickness that I wanted the stove body to be. For furter instructions see the thread on the "Snapple Bottle" stove. The stove boiled 2 cups of 67 degree water in 6 min. and burned for...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1137

Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006

This is an "Emergency Use Only" stove. I modified my Super Cat by removing the fiberglass wick and substituting "Super" tampons. Let me tell you a little thing I read about. Oil lamps that use kerosene/liquid parafin have wicks that bring the fuel up to the burner. They say never...

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