This would be a great place to install a room-to-room fan. I've got one (link below), they work well and look clean....
When installing a glass gasket, where is the best place to start for the gasket placement? Top, bottom, sides, or corner?
I feel your pain.
What I've got in the habit of doing is cutting some of the longer, fatter dried splits in half before bringing them into the...
Plenty of stoves on craigslist. Finding an EPA rated stove can be a bit of a challenge though.
Get a kitchen timer and set it near your stove, just make sure you can hear it from all areas of your house.
When I was a kid, I would say "what about that tree dad?"
"Nope son, if it's not Oak, I don't want it".
As an adult, I learned what my dad meant....
I used a polymer-fortified thinset mortar, over loosely nailed wire lath, over dura-rock. Starting from the bottom, trowel it up (thicker consistency...
Yup, I pointed out the scratch on the back of their floor model and got the same Century for $307.
maybe he's cashing in on his fire insurance, ,,,...;;[
He must be behind on his mortgage.
Not to be pessimistic, but sometimes Oak can take up to 3 years to properly season.
I would see if you can purchase a small stack from the country...
I can tell a big temperature difference between 1 year old wood and 2 year old wood.
Wood that is only seasoned for 6 months will not burn hot.
never payed for a stick of wood in my life.
And to add to that, I've never paid for a gym membership in my life either.
California strikes me as the kind of place where if someone was stealing your wood and injured themselves, you would get sued.
Flint, I had the same set up as what you described, but with only one doorway, to the master bedroom. What I noticed was a ton of warm air would not...
Well drdoct, if your signature is accurate, I'd say having $300 in your stove/blower is still pretty darn cheap. Sounds like you're finding the sweet...
I use a Timberjack, works great, you can get them at Northern Tool....
Sounds like some Christmas cheer is in order....
Drop 'em off a 12 pack. It'll go a long way towards your next purchase.
That ain't nothin'.
Here in the USA, we got you beat. ;-P
Try burning fewer, larger splits the colder it gets.
When warmer outside temps return, go back to smaller splits, as the draft will be less.
Here is my scientific comparison.
Laundry hung on the line in Summer = 2 hour drying time.
Laundry hung on the line in Winter = 2 day drying time.
Good deal, I'll stop by the Polaris dealer tomorrow.
Cammee, good looking stove.
Please tell your Husband I said "thank you".
I think most right handed people would position their hands on the axe handle the same as a baseball bat; right hand above left hand.
Why is it, that all the rooms these homemade stoves are in, look like the back yard at Sanford & Son's?
Didn't count the rings. It's a 460 and not too nose heavy. A 25" bar is perfect, the 32" doesn't get used too often. I've had good results when...
That's a good lookin' oak.
This was the biggest I've taken, about a 4 footer mine's a 32" bar.
Here, they show him splitting multiple rounds in 1 tire.
They show him using the tire at the 27 second mark.
I just place my tire on the ground, works great...
My glass stays clear during the day when we run her hot. At night, we close down the intake and by the morning the glass has a light, dusty looking...
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