New Barrel for Rocket Mass Heater/Forge

I got a new barrel for my Rocket Mass Heater/Forge (RMH/F) from my neighbor. The new barrel is over 10 times bigger then the old one. This should give me a performance improvement. The current barrel is too small to work, really. There is no room for the insulated heat riser they need to work. […]

I made some pressure flaker blocks and some longer pressure flakers tonight

The long flakers are called ishi sticks, and the pads are unique in design as best as I can tell. We shall see if the work well tomorrow. I also burned out the rocket mass forge trying to finish the one bopper I made. The inner burn chamber is a puddle of melted metal on […]