Build a Woodstove Water-Heating Attachment

Follow these tips to construct a woodstove water-heating attachment and save on utility bills. Includes a materials list and diagram.



Woodstove Water Heating Copper Tubing
First, the coil of copper tubing is positioned inside the angle-iron frame.
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Woodstove Water Heating Plaster of Paris
Then plaster of paris is worked in around the tubing.
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Woodstove water-heating attachment diagram.
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Woodstove Water Heater Assembly
The assembly simply bolts to the side of the woodstove.
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Woodstove Water Heating Water Heater
Water warmed in the coils is piped to a storage tank that feeds into the main heater.
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