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Life in the woods *Update*
10-27-2013, 10:01 AM
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(10-26-2013 10:26 PM)mcetcher Wrote:  
(10-26-2013 08:56 PM)JPMsecretagent Wrote:  Once again, Looking Good!!!

Looks like the wrap was removed off the house before siding...vapor barrier?

I don't know.......does fire in new clay stove cure it correctly or cause it to crack prematurely? Does it need a couple of weeks for moisture to release? If so....propane bottles could add up...

Maybe consider a portable lightweight wood/tent stove while your building the main stove? Justify the purchase......It can double as a heat source for your first guest cabin? or (back-up heat) :) Suspect it would help make clay easier to work and help the cure rate on both concrete/clay.

just a thought fwiw...

http://www.westernwalltents.com/catalog/...x&cPath=24

Good Luck!

No, the white tarp under the house is some yet to be used vapor barrier. The house wrap was not removed. The siding was put over the house wrap. Vapor barrier was used on the inside.

Firing the stove will cure the clay correctly in about a weeks time. The heater is for drying the clay for sifting in order to make a good clay slip. fire in a new clay stove is not an issue. form clay, add heat!

The heater I bought will operate for 78 hrs on 20 lbs of propane. So, add up, yes; but I am happy to spend $100 on propane for the next two weeks or so. Also, I have a portable wood stove (for hot tenting) that I can use inside, venting the stack out of a home made insert for a sliding window. ....purchase justified!



Pic's with wrap on the ground and not on the house....... scratching my mellon, curious. Thought maybe an ancient Canadian Cabin Building Secret?

3 days heat on 20lbs sounds great. Few years ago I made the mistake of buying a big China made Mr Heater propane heater "advertised" as ventless. Reading the small print it required venting, needless to say I was pissed, returned the pos. lol The thing used fuel like pouring water trough a fish net.

Look forward to seeing the Rocket Stove progress! I presume it will be used - designed for cooking and heat?

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Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 08-26-2013, 10:40 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 08-26-2013, 08:04 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 08-26-2013, 08:11 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - Joanna76 - 08-26-2013, 04:32 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 08-26-2013, 08:14 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - savage - 08-26-2013, 11:38 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 08-27-2013, 09:58 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 09-07-2013, 09:57 PM
Life in the woods *Update* - Jsnip4 - 09-07-2013, 10:02 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 09-07-2013, 11:58 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 09-08-2013, 11:55 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 09-09-2013, 07:31 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-03-2013, 12:20 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-05-2013, 11:41 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - SoberOne - 10-03-2013, 01:40 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2013, 04:50 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2013, 05:37 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-07-2013, 05:16 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-07-2013, 07:36 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-26-2013, 03:02 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-26-2013, 10:26 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - JPMsecretagent - 10-27-2013 10:01 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 11-11-2013, 10:50 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 11-12-2013, 10:18 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 11-12-2013, 11:27 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 11-12-2013, 03:07 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 11-12-2013, 11:21 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-04-2013, 12:22 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-04-2013, 02:51 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-04-2013, 09:32 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-06-2013, 03:37 PM
Protection? - People4People - 12-06-2013, 03:56 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-07-2013, 04:01 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-07-2013, 04:24 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-08-2013, 06:36 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-09-2013, 10:48 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-16-2013, 04:25 PM
Pine Beetle? - People4People - 12-16-2013, 10:25 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-17-2013, 12:39 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 05-02-2014, 12:16 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - Jsnip4 - 05-02-2014, 08:48 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 05-02-2014, 11:07 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 05-02-2014, 08:30 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 05-02-2014, 10:27 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 05-03-2014, 10:28 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 06-21-2014, 05:28 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 06-23-2014, 09:48 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 06-24-2014, 03:36 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 08-31-2014, 10:03 AM
Looking Spectacular!!! - People4People - 08-31-2014, 02:08 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2014, 03:31 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2014, 03:18 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2014, 03:54 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2014, 04:53 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-06-2014, 05:33 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-25-2014, 02:37 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-25-2014, 03:42 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 10-25-2014, 07:49 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 12-12-2014, 12:04 AM
Life in the woods *Update* - HG Spacetime - 12-12-2014, 05:27 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 06-10-2015, 11:34 PM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - a07216 - 06-11-2015, 09:25 AM
RE: Life in the woods *Update* - mcetcher - 06-14-2015, 07:57 AM

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