Picture of Pocket Rocket Stove Heater
I will show you how to build a Pocket Rocket Stove.
If you don't know what a rocket stove is, have a look at "rocketstoves.com" or search at Youtube where there are tons of very good videos to get inspiration from.

Step 1: Material List

Picture of Material List
Materials needed:
1x oval bucket with lid
1x stove-pipe 120mm x 1 m
1x stove-pipe 130mm x 50 cm
10l hydro clay for hydroculture-plants
2,5 kg chamotte mortar

Everything costs about 35 EUR

Tools needed:
hammer (optional)
oil (optional)
marker pen
metal scissors
bucket (for mixing the mortar)
bucket with the same shape as the bucket for the stove but slightly smaller
plastic bag
parafoil3 years ago
I really like your design.
But it seems like it might get clogged with ash at the bottom of the burn pipe?
Or it might be hard to start the air convection through the larger pipe?
kahuna (author)  parafoil3 years ago
I had no problems with the ash yet.
But you're right, you have to be very careful when you start the fire, to prevent getting a backward-draft. I always push some sheets of paper down the chimney and light them to start the draft in the right direction.

Next time I definitely make a 'real' rocket stove and not a pocket rocket, then you don’t have these problems.
rbodell kahuna1 month ago

As far as the smoke drafting the wrong direction, just blow the feed tube like you were blowing out a candle. That should get the air flow going in the other direction and the heat will do the rest.

willybham1 year ago
dang.. definitly aint gonna fit in no pocket.. xD