A few days ago I posted about tracking our personal finances as a way to decide whether we were going to jump into a diesel vehicle running on waste vegetable oil. While driving back from Kamloops today I noticed that gas was $1.29.9 a litre! Suddenly my round trips to Kamloops were costing a lot more!
We’ve … Read More →
If you look above, you will see two buttons with “Store” on them. It’s one of our glitches that need to be fixed, but they both lead to our store where we are selling both the ebook on How to build a Rocket Mass Heater and the plans (the PDF version is sold separately, … Read More →
This picture gallery displays all of the photos in our new manual, How To Build A Rocket Mass Heater.
We will try to add additional pictures as we take them and have time …
We are hopefully within days of finishing the manual and adding the ability to purchase the manual from our site.
It will be nice … Read More →
Just before Christmas we finished the heat storage bench (the thermal mass) of our stove. At some point in the whole process I started to wonder just how much cob was in it (beyond a lot), and how much the heater weighs.
The tractor that we use to move dirt around has a one yard bucket. … Read More →
We have had a busy couple of days, and I noticed this evening that I have not posted in the last couple of days.
At some point yesterday afternoon we had the exhaust for the stove completely hooked up; 6′ of double walled chimney starting 3′ above the roof continuing through it and ending 2′ below … Read More →
First, I got lots of advice on my last post. I mentioned that we struggled with the perlite/clay slip because it did not stick together and crumbled very quickly. A number of people pointed out that this is exactly what you want with this insulation to do, as adding more clay will reduce its ability … Read More →