Introduction: Brick Wide Rocket Stove
Extra wide rocket stove. I tried the smaller half brick chimney but needed a larger cooking area. Works better for me.
Step 1: Base Slab
my stove was set on a garden turf patch. I inset the slab by cutting a turf patch and ensured it was level.
Step 2: 1st Coarse of Bricks
i used 2 half bricks but you could use 2 whole on rear. Ensure snug fit around internal corners. I made grill out of corner plaster beading which i cut into 3 pieces and hammered flat for tray.
Step 3: 2nd Coarse
i used full bricks for the 2nd coarse.
Step 4: 3rd Coarse Onwards
full bricks for subsequent coarse ensuring snug fit around internal chimney. Alternate brick pattern interlace for each coarse.
Step 5: Top Stove Area
i used an old oven grill tray. for additional height offset i used ceramic tile spacers.
Step 6: Fire Her Up!
add wood above air grill . light up with paper or fire starters and burn until no smoke.
Step 7: Cook on It!
Chicken curry. Yumm.
Step 8: Rocket Oven
Heres my rocket powered oven. Its a big oven pot with aluminium trays.
Kebabs n Salmon tikka. Took about an hour in the oven . Yummy!
Step 9: Rocket Grill
Heres my rocket powered grill.
This cast iron grill cost £20 delivered from Andrew James.
This should keep direct smoke off the food. It has a flat and ribbed side. Ideal for burgers n bangers.
Have yet to try it. Will post pics when I do ☺