How to Build the Vulcan Homemade Stove

Your commercial fireplace may be pumping most of the heat it produces straight up the chimney, but that open window to the sky can be easily replaced with this inexpensive Vulcan homemade stove.



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The Vulcan stove should be built to a size that will allow plenty of air space between its metal sides and the fireplace. A fan can then circulate air around the box to extract warmth.
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Angle iron pieces welded to the outside of the stove increase its surface area.
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Diagram: The Vulcan stove.
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Diagram: Components and cutting guide.
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