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Dual Fuel Rocket Stove Upgrade

Dual Fuel Rocket Stove Upgrade

Turning my wood pellet rocket stove into a dual fuel rocket stove,

An update to my gravity feed wood pellet rocket stove. In order to reduce the amount of wood pellets consumed, I thought I would add the option of …

3D Printed Ivy Killer

3D Printed Ivy Killer

A way to get rid of ivy for ever,

For the past 15 years I’ve been fighting a battle against the ivy which grows on building and trees around my property. It seems to re-grow almost …

Plucking Multiple Chickens

Plucking Multiple Chickens

Chicken plucker 2 chickens at a time,

I wanted to see how my homemade chicken plucker would cope with processing 2 chickens at a time. I was a bit concerned that the electric motor woul…

Homemade Chicken Plucker Featherplate

Homemade Chicken Plucker Featherplate

Chicken Plucker Featherplate after two years of use,

This year I did a complete dismantle to check for wear and tear, and found that as expected the finger plate made from OSB3 board is suffering a bi…

Compost Heating System Results

Compost Heating System Results

What I Learned From My Compost Heating System Project,

One week after constructing the compost heating system the average temperature reading from the sensors had risen to 68°C, which was a lot quicker …

Gravity Feed Pellet Rocket Stove

Gravity Feed Pellet Rocket Stove

My Homemade Gravity Feed Pellet Rocket Stove,

This is my wood pellet rocket stove water heater build, it’s gravity fed and runs pretty much unattended for around 12 hours on a 15kg bag of wood …