In this Instructable the making of a rocket stove for cooking is being made. 
The construction of this stove comprises of the following:
- 1 Tin/Galvanized garbage can and or waste bin
- 4 inch 90 degree elbow metal piping
- metal sheers and or dremel with diamond cutting disks
- A coffee can or other such to fit onto elbow
- Dirt, something we can dig up and not pay for ! :) 
- A shovel will be needed for dirt removal 
- 3 90 degree metal easy shelf brackets (L bracket), preferred not painted but will eventually be paint-less after use 
- charcoal and some small wood pieces and or branches 
- eco friendly charcoal lighter fluid 

Great for cooking fish outdoors without smelling up the house alongside Bacon.
Many uses, picnics, tailgating, beach, backyard, camping, outdoor cooking, off grid cooking.
In case of an emergency to put out the rocket stove you can empty the dirt out to distinguish fire. With no worries because it was just dirt.

Step 1: Cutting

Decide on your can/bin where you are going to cut a hole for the metal elbow to fit into from the inside of the can.
You can make a paper template of the diameter of the pipe to make for easier cutting, placement and  more precise.
Trace around your template with a perminant marker.
Use your dremel and diamond cutting disk to make the first cut from the centre to the edge of the circle just traced around.
Or you can use a metal punch and punch in the centre watching not to bend the can out of shape
Going onwards with your metal shears cutting this circle like a pie or pizza.
Bend back the triangles you are left with after cutting around the circle into the can/bin
Do a test fit of the elbow in your opening and adjust until snug fitting. 
Use your coffee can on the end of the elbow. The coffee can should be 1" from the top of the can

<p>thanks everyone I've since made an all cement rocket stove that I use year round 4 seasons outside </p><p>First rocket stove beside newly built one in use </p>
I love the use of L brackets, good job thanks
pretty sure you shouldnt use galvanized metal for cooking- it releases toxins.
Would a large popcorn tin be a safer thing to use?
Absolutely Galvanised metal exposed to direct heat such as this gives of fumes and poisonous gasses including derivations of Cyanide not my favourite additive to any foodstuff. There have been reports of a guy welding galvanised tube dying three days later as a result of the toxins

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