This is my take on the pop can camp stove. I didn't have any other fuel so I used acetone, but you should be able to use almost any liquid fuel, but choose what you put in it carefully, you wouldn't want to put something like petrol in it. Also it has a removable pot holder that slips over it so that you don't have to make a separate one and carry around. It is thin and when empty can easily be slipped into a pocket to take with you on any camping trip.

Disclaimer: I am not responsible for what you do with this, used properly it should be relatively safe, but as anytime you deal with fire BE CAREFUL.

Also, it has been brought to my attention that acetone is carcinogenic, so don't use it.

Step 1: Materials:

You will need these tools:
Razor knife/Exacto knife(any sharp knife could be used)
Awl(or some other sharp pointed object)

You will also need two empty pop cans, I have three in the picture, because I was drinking out of one while i worked(very thirsty work you know).
<p>do not use acetone i went to hospital after i tryed to a fire out </p>
A good basic design for the stove. I would recommend you stay away from acetone as a fuel, however. Denatured alcohol (methylated spirits on the other side of the pond) are your best bet. Burns clean and with much less smell than you are going to get with fingernail polish remover.
yeah, thats for sure lol. but thats all i had handy and it worked.
Acetone is not a carcinogen. We use tonnes of the stuff at work without issue. The worst it'll do is dry your skin by removing the natural oils.<br /> If you're burning pure acetone it shouldn't smell (available at auto shops).<br /> I would strongly suggest burning something less volatile though as acetone can be ignited from even static shock sparks! Beware the stuff. We have to have all our tanks grounded. The vapours are super easy to ignite. <br /> Another good reason not to use acetone is it'll melt a lot of plastics on contact!<br />
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try some ethyl rubbing alcohol, get the highest concentration and proof you can find.
Great work! Acetone and it's byproducts are carcinogenic, especially the fumes if burnt in insufficient oxygen like this! Excellent, cancer causing stove!
NOT!!! Where are you getting your information from? I hate pseudo science and half @$$ed praticioners of it. Acetone is not a carcinogene, matter of fact, it is a normal by product of metabolism. I guess your also one of the wackos that also thing C02 is a carcinogen.
Read up!<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000467/p0000467.asp">http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/p0000467/p0000467.asp</a><br/><br/>Knowledge is power, misinformation is crap!!!<br/>
wow, i didn't know that. Thanks for warning me...but I don't see anywhere on the label where it mentions being a carcinogen.

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