Producer Gas Vehicles: Burning Your Own Homemade Fuel

Using wood or other organic material as an alternative fuel source is nothing new: Producer gas vehicles were the norm for some European nations during the oil shortage of World War II.

Producer Gas Generators 1
The crossdraft generator design is the easiest to light, but the hardest to build. The downdraft design is well suited to fuels with large tar build-ups, such as wood.