How to Make an Alcohol Stove

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Introduction: How to Make an Alcohol Stove

An stove made from a tin for survival or camping purposes

Step 1: Get a Suitable Tin

Get a tin that you can use for your stove. Make sure that you choose one that can hold a pot comfortably.

Step 2: Create Circle for Hole Placement

Draw a circle the size of the tin lid. Divide that cicle into 16 pieces.

Step 3: Make Holes in the Cicle

Use a toothpick to make holes on the edge of every line and inbetween the two lines

Step 4: Attach the Circle to the Lid

Roll up a piece of tape with the sticky side on the outside. Place the tape in the middle of the circle. Place the circle on the lid.

Step 5: Marking the Holes

Take a permanent marker and mark the holes onto the lid.

Step 6: Making the Holes

Take a hammer and nail and hammer a hole where all the permanent maker dots are.

Step 7: Pouring the Alcohol

Pour alcohol into the tin

Step 8: Lighting the Stove

Hold a lighter below the stove. Wait for a few moments then place a lighter on the top of the stove. The stove will then ignite.

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    Good job ,, thanks for sharing :) ,,,

    How much time this stove should work?

    Go to the plant store and get a bag of perlite. Put it inside your tin. The perlite absorb the alcohol and you get a more even release of the flammable gases. Also, it slows down spills if you know your stove over. Nice design.

    Ok, and you put the pot on this covering the holes extinguishing the flame. Paráda!

    great job - this is awesome!