Build a Hot Oil Wood Burning Furnace

For minimal cost, you can build a wood burning furnace that uses oil as a heat storage and heat transfer medium.



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An alcohol still (LEFT) and wood burning furnace (RIGHT) configured to work together.
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A simple device for rolling copper tubing into a coil, for use in a still.
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Diagram depicts the parts and assembly of the wood burning hot oil furnace.
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Front and side views of the wood burning oil furnace.
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Diagram depicts the parts and assembly of an alcohol fuel still with a 6" diameter column.
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