When you rely on a wood-burning stove for heat, using quality firewood is the key to convenience, efficiency and safety. Good planning, seasoning and storage of your firewood supply are all important factors, but so is stocking up on the right type of wood. This list will help you determine which woods are the best choice for you, along with guidelines on how long to season and store.
Hot water tank heated by wood burning stove. From Teach Nollaig, Tiny house in Ireland. Could be improved by adding a small sterling engine to power a circulation pump, allowing the hot water tank to be up higher [improving pressure]. Also INSULATION!
Woodworking Favourite Plans The Hobbit Stove is a small cast iron multi fuel stove from Salamander Stoves using the Turboblaze technology, the glass stays clean, is efficient and comes with 5 year guarantee.
First-rate fire starters: Pack sawdust into paper muffin cups or a cardboard egg carton. Melt old candles or paraffin, pour over the sawdust & allow to cool. Burn slow when lit but make great starters for a fireplace or campfire.
The Benefits of Wood Ash in the garden. If you have a wood burning fireplace, you can turn your ashes into a useful nutrient for your garden. Wood ash has an alkaline pH so is suitable for raising the pH in acid soils and helps promote flowering.