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by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Venetian" wedding tin pot stand 07/10/2006
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"Venetian" wedding tin pot stand 07/10/2006

Used 1 inch wide aluminum venetian blind material Pop riveted the pieces to a wedding tin to make it have it's embedded pot stand One wedding favor tin, some wick material, one complete stove!!! Used fiberglass cloth for the wick 2 cups water boiled using 1/2 ounce denatured alcohol Water temp 70 de...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Paper Stove Competition 07/21/2006
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Paper Stove Competition 07/21/2006

Rules: 1. Stove and pot stand made of paper products 2. 1/2 ounce of fuel 3. Boil 2 cups of 70 degree water 4. No time limit 5. Pot stand can be separated from burner Sample of what my entry looks like in it's preliminary stages: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/paprstv003.jpg http://i...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006
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Views: 1202

"Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006

First shows the setup to cut the bottles with a hacksaw blade mounted with screws to a piece of lumber the thickness that I wanted the stove body to be. For furter instructions see the thread on the "Snapple Bottle" stove. The stove boiled 2 cups of 67 degree water in 6 min. and burned for...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006
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Views: 1164

Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006

This is an "Emergency Use Only" stove. I modified my Super Cat by removing the fiberglass wick and substituting "Super" tampons. Let me tell you a little thing I read about. Oil lamps that use kerosene/liquid parafin have wicks that bring the fuel up to the burner. They say never...
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: Pepsi Twist stove
Replies: 0
Views: 1173

Pepsi Twist stove

I thought this video was well made and interesting. Fun to watch, creative!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7FEfk1DZoY
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: Pop Can Low Pressure stove
Replies: 1
Views: 1108

Pop Can Low Pressure stove

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTBmnkDJW7s [img]<object%20width="425"%20height="350"><param%20name="movie"%20value="http://www.youtube.com/v/DTBmnkDJW7s"></param><param%20name="wmode"%20value="transparent"></param><embed%20src="http:/...
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: Plastic Mailer Cozy
Replies: 0
Views: 1260

Plastic Mailer Cozy

During my last campout I tested the plastic mailers made for the United States Postal Service. They are of the bubble wrap type, moisture and water resistant and are ultra strong. Envelpoe size is 8" X 11.625". Usable size is 7.5" X 9.375". The weight of one mailer is 13 grams, j...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: hobo stove 07/29/2006
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Views: 1113

hobo stove 07/29/2006

Working on one. Had idea to use 4 inch aluminum elbow. Twisted it to form straight piece. All of its lines give it strength and character Shows it compared to heinekin pot. pot fits inside for storage, u shaped stainless piece inserted through upper row of holes holds pot while heating. Secret to cl...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: whatzitt stove 10/18/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1115

whatzitt stove 10/18/2006

All the right parts came together to make up this combination stove. I made it with an aluminum bottle "Snapple Energy" drink. A can from a can of chicken in water. A piece of fiberglass wick. I JB welded the can to the bottom of the bottle, inserted the wick into the can, poured in 2 cups...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:05 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Stove Wick Test 09/01/2006
Replies: 6
Views: 1901

Stove Wick Test 09/01/2006

Had to do a test to satisfy my curiosity about the ability of 3 different materials that have been said to be used as wick materials. Did this test today to clarify in my mind the capillary action of the three materials. Material that does'nt get consumed when used as a wick. Steel wool will burn wh...

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