Making Alcohol Fuel With a Solar Still

Following the lead of a Minnesota farmer, MOTHER EARTH NEWS' researchers built a solar still to try making alcohol fuel of their own.

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Tain't nothin' at all to convert an oil-burner to use alchohol. The homemade fuel works just fine, as this photo illustrates. Note the clear flame, a true indication of a "clean" burn
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