A 3-in-1 Wood Cookstove

Heat, home-cooked food and hot water: You can have it all with the Esse Ironheart.

| February/March 2011

Do you dream of getting warmth, hot water and a good meal from the same efficient woodstove? While wood cookstoves have been available for generations, and a few have fireboxes big enough for serious wood heat, none until now could burn wood efficiently. The Esse Ironheart does, and this British cookstove is getting rave reviews. 

The Ironheart has many features that set it apart from other cookstoves. The first is a glass door with an air wash system that allows you to see the fire. Another is the hot plate covers that retain heat until you need the burners. You can even order a hot water collector for it. 

The Esse Ironheart sells for about $5,000. It’s a multifuel stove (meaning it can burn wood, clean coal or peat), but because North Americans will mostly burn wood, there’s a retrofit ($169) that improves combustion efficiency and increases the firebox depth. The Ironheart’s firebox is big by wood cookstove standards — about the size of a small heating stove. It will most effectively heat a room or small cabin.
5/28/2018 4:19:44 AM

I use the plans at WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG to build my own DIY projects – I highly recommend you visit that website and check their plans out too. 🔨 They are detailed and super easy to read and understand unlike several others I found online. The amount of plans there is mind-boggling… there’s like 16,000 plans or something like that for tons of different projects. Definitely enough to keep me busy with projects for many more years to come haha. Go to ⭐ WWW.EASYWOODWORK.ORG if you want some additional plans 🤗

1/22/2018 4:42:49 AM

i have looked at the entire range of Esse stoves here in australia and not one of them has even close to enough oven space for me. dont get me wrong they are good stoves but not big enough. i have now found one i would like to get in New Zealand that does come with big enough ovens.

1/22/2018 4:42:47 AM

i have looked at these here in australia and they (the entire esse range) dont have a big enough oven for my tastes. here is one i found from New Zealand that has the oven space i am looking for.

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