Homemade wood stove and heater is a cost efficient way to cook food and get warm in the colder month without spending huge amount of money for buying costly heaters and stoves. You will certainly feel good when you cook your food on your own made stove. Here are some best homemade wood burning stove and heaters plans you will love to build at home..
1) Make Stoves From Scrap
When it comes to the simpler yet effective diy wood stove, there is no option that can beat wood crafted stoves. You can simply craft these within 20 dollars I guess. You would need:
- Special paint for stove color
- Welding electrodes
- Grinder disc
Also, you need an old gas cylinder – make sure it has no air inside. Also, make two holes in the cylinder so that for at least a week you can simply clean it by letting out the water. Also, you need to make a door on the cylinder so that you can later fix in the stove inside. Make sure you go through the wood stove instructions so that you can minimize the risks.The use of gas cylinder without safety measures can cause injury. As I’m not the one who has made this stove so please read the complete guide at Instructable
2) Make your heater at home
For a cool and effective diy wood burning heater you need to fix insulated burn tube in the first chamber. Also, you must have sufficient space to fill in cement on the first chamber and also the fiberglass so that heat easily gets transferred from inside to outside. The second chamber features a small opening (door). The overall setup is lined with wooden frames for the support – the third chamber is lined with clay and sand mixture. You can simply add chimney by using a stove piped wrapped with insulated material.
3) Gas Tank Stove
If you do not want to freeze to death in chilly winters, get yourself a homemade stove, which can be made from old gas tank – you need:
- 1 into 1 inch long box which can be used for the legs
- Fire cement
- Steel hinge
- Flat bar
- few pipes
- weld mesh
- scrap tank
With a good and comprehensive guide, you can simply assemble these parts and make a diy cheap wood burning stove.
4) Homemade Wood Burning Heater
To build this diy wood burning heater you can use any steel body for making the basic body – also, you would need a tube for wall paneling and for center tube, wall pipe can be used. For the legs, you can use plastic box sections and for chimney, you can take any stovepipe.
5) Gas Bottle Wooden Stove
To build gas bottle wooden stove you simply need:
- Gas Bottle
- 6 Inch broad Pipes (also required for the chimney)
- Steel hinges
- Air vents section
6) Easiest Wood Stove Idea
If you want to invest less time and get the simplest kind of homemade stove, look for a steel or metal barrel, make an air inlet, a door and attach the chimney with it. Lastly, with any pipe or box sections construct the legs for support.
7) Water Tank Wood Burning Stove
This is a portable wood burning stove you can make at home from old hot water tank. To build this stove:
- Simply cut the tank and make a door – don’t forget to lock the door with chain
- Make two or three holes as per your wish – you must keep in mind the air passage, pipe passage and chimney sack.
- You can simply add conventional stove into the setup and take this portable stove to the last night parties with friends.
8) Recycle Electric Water Heater To Wood Burning
If you have an old electric water heater at home, you can simply convert it into an amazing outdoor wooden heater – basically, the base would be used as the top of the heater, so you need to cut in down according to the basic wooden stove structure. The fire grill would be fixed there and make the air passage – fix the legs and you would get a perfect wooden heater.
9) Stove From Paint Can
This is an amazing idea through which you can use any old paint can to construct a stove of your own.
10) Portable Wood Stove From Steel Barrel
You can use any steel barrel if present at home or buy one from the market and make a nice outdoor stove – it would just cost you $30.
11) Simplest wood stove
To build this diy wood stove simply look for a barrel, which has removal top, if not you, can get it cut – it must have a lock for safety and space for placing some woods inside. You can follow any video or diagram for proper instructions.
12) Homemade Wood Stove For a Small Boat
You need a small wood burning stove for your small boat. Simply take a steel box, which is 6 inch in length and depth.