Building a wood heater – Wood stoves and heaters are often expensive and too ornaments, as they have been a somewhat antiquarian pleasure. But these types of cookers remain useful and can save you a lot of money when built properly. Heaters are often built of 55-gallon drums, but a more efficient heater can be constructed from a discarded electric water heater.
Materials for building a wood heater, first, you need to ensure a discarded electric water heater tank from a local landfill or scrap yard. Hot water tanks are used, because they are widely available from salvage yards, they are thick and easy to make air-tight, they can easily to watch him, because of the already smooth surface, and they have been found to be very beneficial for the temperature control of oven.
Materials for building a wood heater, you need to make sure the tank is not rusty and not galvanized. You can strip all the extra plates and insulation off right at the yard, because you only need the house. You will build all the other parts of the furnace from iron; they can be designed as you like. You will also need some high temperature engine paints and tools necessary to cut steel, including a welding torch and grinder.