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Stove made out of two soda cans, aluminum beverage cans. Used for backpacking, camping or just for fun. Runs on an alcohol fuel.
2 Soda/pop cans aluminum beverage cans Drill - 3/32 inch drill bit Scissors Utility knife, x-acto knife Sharpie Ruler Tips- start cuts away from meas...
Drill 16 evenly spaced holes at the bottom of one can using a drill and 3/32” drill bit. This will be the top to the stove.
Cut the main opening by cutting out the center of the bottom of the can using an x-acto knife. Hint: Go over the area with the knife a few times bef...
Cut out the top by measuring 3/4” from the bottom of the can (the can bottom with the holes in it). Hint: Make a hole to start with using the x-acto ...
On the other can, measure and cut 1” from the bottom. This will create the bottom of the stove. The second picture is what the bottom of the stove l...
Cut a 1 3/8” wide strip from either can. This will become the inner wall of the stove. You may want to cut a larger piece from the can then trace ou...
Fit the strip to the inside groove of the stove bottom. Cut slits on both ends of the strip to hold the piece together.
Cut 3 equally spaced 1/4” by 1/4” slots in the inner wall. The second picture shows the final inner wall
Place the inner wall inside the bottom of the stove, with the fuel slots on the bottom. Place the top of the stove over the top and bend the rim to fi...
For a bare metal finish use steel wool (#0000) or something similar to remove paint of can. #0000 leaves barely noticable scratches in the surface. ...
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