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.



078-134-01i2
Angle iron pieces welded to the outside of the stove increase its surface area.
LAMAR TOOZE
078-134-01i1
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.
PHOTO: LAMAR TOOZE
078-134-01tab
Diagram: Components and cutting guide.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
078-136-01-1
Diagram: The Vulcan stove.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF

















Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here