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This is an instructable on how to make a simple yet effective small and portable alcohol stove. Its great for camping, emergencies, or just for fun.
You will need scissors, a sharpie or other permanent marker, two aluminum cans, a tack or small nail, and a hammer.
For the stove you will only use the bottoms of the cans. To make sure the cuts are even and equal, you will need to use something flat and level to pl...
Use a knife to poke an initial hole in the can and cut about 1/4 inch above the line so the cut is smooth. Once its been cut away then carefully cut o...
IMPORTANT: this step is only for ONE of the can bottoms. Use the sharpie again and draw 16 dots on the outside of the ridge of the can. make sure the ...
Carefully poke out holes where you made the points with a tack or nail. These will be the flame jets for the stove.
Draw five holes in the middle of the can for the fuel to be filled in the can.
This is the hard part. Fit the top half (the one with the holes) over the bottom half. This will be difficult and you might tear the can, it takes pra...
Now you have your very own Penny stove. Now you may wonder why is it called a penny stove? That because when you fill it with fuel, you cover the midd...
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