Build an Earthen Stove

Make your own earthen stove — or "Lorena" — using free materials.



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Earthen stoves can be custom-built to your design and can feature, for instance, up to four potholes.
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Diagram for the dampers and firebox of your stove.
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The front damper of this lorena cooker slides on a pair of runners.
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