Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by zelph » Fri Oct 19, 2012 9:08 pm

I have the same experiences with my family when out camping. I always wind up cooking with my stoves or in the fire pit. Everyone knows the hot water is ready for when they roll outta the sack. I've finished at least one cuppa hot chocolate by the time they get up. :) Nothing like waking up to a nice warm fire in the pit or a wood burner.

How did the grouse taste?....tough?

Sousaville should of had split twigs and whole ones :) If the triangle one can hold 2 ounces of wood it shoul be able to boil 2 cups.

a full load of twigs in the woodgaz stove boils 4 cups of water in a Kmart grease pot.

I've done a lot burning of twigs and other wood fuel and bottom lighting is always too smokey. Thank goodness for vertcle stacking and top lighting.

Let me bring over a video to show a bottom lit stove and the smoke.

This is a photobucket video, click on it to open it:

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You see how much smoke. Lots of heat under the twigs is gassifing them and not enough oxygen to ignite the gas in the smoke. Once it does ignite all 3 requirements are met for a good fire. Watch when the pot is lowered onto the stove......one of the requirements is really reduced (air) so we get smoke in large quantity. Take the pot off and whooosh, great balls of fire :mrgreen:

If I remember right, I used jute twine coated with petroleum jelly as my tinder under the twigs.
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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by zelph » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:51 pm

ggarris wrote:Woops! forgot the link.

Here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MvqvrSE0Ac

I was trying to find a certain video and came across this one from ggarris (same as above link)that is dear to my heart :mrgreen:

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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by cadyak » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:27 am

definitely going to try this. My daughter loves poached eggs cooked in the microwave but the little hinged plastic contraption that we use has many design flaws and it makes a big mess more times than not.

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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by zelph » Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:48 am

Same here, I'm definately going to try it. Maybe use an inexpensive ziploc type bag that is more flimsy. Small individual size packet of olive oil can be used to squeeze the right amount needed in the bag. knead the bag till oil is evenly distributed, put in spices and eggs. Cook in water temp of the kind you see tiny bubbles forming on the bottom of pot, not a rolling boil.
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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by FireTamer » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:37 pm

Here's what I do when I wake up with the rainy day blues...lol. Woodgaz stove, Red Oak fuel(split and batch loaded), Imusa pot with 6 cups of water, and a place to sit. I lit the stove and after it warmed up I placed the pot on it. 9:40 later I had a rolling boil. It was 49* out and the water temp was 59*. I must admit, I felt better afterwards.

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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by zelph » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:34 pm

I agree, wood fires melow me out really quick, like as soon as I light the stove :D When I use telephone book paper for tinder starter I just sit there in amazement how well it works for me.

Along with the purchase of the Woodgaz stove I include a special instruction video on how to insure the stove to light. The video is in a "private" album for Woodgaz owners only. I havn't had time to make more woodgaz stoves, sorry. I've been working on a Titanium windscreen design........yes I know....I get sidetracted :o :oops:
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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by sudden » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:42 am

Nice pics FT. I do the same thing. Even if I have my campervan with propane stove, nothing beats coffee from the woodgaz. I've also used it to cook skewered hot dogs, a fresh killed grouse, etc. There's no limit to the usefulness of this little stove.
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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by zelph » Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:28 pm

Woodgaz stove is now retired!!!

I sold the last 4 stoves today. Shipping them to Japan.

I will no longer be making them. Not enough time in a day. Cost of materials :roll:

Those of you that have them will enjoy for years to come.

I have mine :D
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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by Ridgerunner » Mon Feb 03, 2014 6:56 pm

OH NO! Say it's not so! A retired classic! I have mine :DP: :D I recall a recent Packers quarterback that claimed he was retiring :lol:
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Re: Woodgaz UL wood burning stove.

Post by zelph » Mon Feb 03, 2014 11:09 pm

It's a weird world out there. Laser cutting seems to have taken over the cottage industry stove makers.

Buyers want 5 piece stoves to assemble. They like parts. :?

I had fun developing and making the stoves.

I won't be bringing it OUT of retirement :D
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