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Rocket Stove Water Heater

Milkwood’s rocket stove water heater

Milkwood’s rocket stove water heater


Diagram of the Milkwood rocket stove water heater's internal workings

Diagram of the Milkwood rocket stove water heater's internal workings


“Rocket stoves are awesome, experimental, and a knowledge stream in flux. Or ours is, at any rate. Our rocket stove water heater has been doing its thing for nearly 3 years now, so we decided to take it apart and do a full examination of how it had fared.

So Nick and our current permaculture interns set to work completely dis-mantling the rocket stove water heater and examining all its components. We made new discoveries and adjustments, put it all back together, and then covered the whole thing with mud.”

You can read the full article at Milkwood Farm.
I love finding projects like this with all the details figured out!

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One Response to “Rocket Stove Water Heater”

  1. mam says:

    my daughter and her husband are building an eartship in Brazil and I love every story about this item!!!!

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