Monday, November 24, 2014

DIY wood stove 1











Popped the valve off an old 30 gallon propane tank and flushed it with water to make it fire safe and started taking the paint off.  It was a lot of work using my grinder for half of it so I used my torch on the other half.  Comes off easy now with just my random orbital sander.  53,67,35,0,B

8 comments:

M. Silvius said...

Ha! I knew you'd figure it out.

Margery Bills said...

That reminds me of a larger version of a home made camp stove. Your propane was working fine. Those cast iron wood burning Cunningham stoves that would heat the shipping container area cost around $2,000 which is a lot. But they are really nice.

rondeb said...

I absolutely love the DIY using a propane tank. Just wish I could weld to make one myself. I watched the video of the one the poster gave us the other day and it was perfect.

Margery Bills said...

Prosecutor Robert McCulloch reminds me of my dear brother who died 23 years ago in Austin. I was so not well at that time and was not quite there for him. Sadness all around. God laughs at our plans because He has his own - the master plan.

Margery Bills said...

Good news. Your steers will be in heaven someday. Isaiah 11 says that non meat eaters who eat straw like cows will be in Heaven.

grinder said...

I'm excited to see how your wood stove comes out. I believe you're on the right track, size wise. Your website is a pleasure. "Let's see what the crazy man is up to today??"

Margery Bills said...

I did not know you had Ben since he was such a cute baby. Also I just learned that your 4-greats grandmother settled on the Ohio frontier. My ancestors, the Warren and Fulton and Dutton people, went there in 1794-1798. They were in the English area in and near Marietta, Ohio in S.E. Ohio. I went through all the cemeteries there. I'm trying to remember if I saw the Wells name. I might have.

John Wells said...

My birth name is Ryan. My stepfather was Wells. The family history that goes back to the Ohio frontier is on my maternal grandfather's side of the family (Niles). Anna Briggs Bentley was the pioneer woman who moved to the frontier in 1826.