Introduction: The 16 Brick Rocket Stove - Quick (30 Second) Build - Easy DIY - Simple Instructions
in this instructable i'll show you how to quickly and easily make the 16 brick rocket stove.
Step 1: Watch Video... 55 Second Video ~ W/30 Sec. Build!
This is a "to the point" video showing how to construct the basic "16 brick" rocket stove. full instructions with "burn footage" in under a minute!
Step 2: Read Description...
rocket stoves use minimal amounts of fuel (small sticks, twigs, leaves etc.) to cook full meals. the heat is funneled directly up under the pan resulting in maximum efficiency. additionally, they are wind and "light rain" resistant. made using only bricks. cost $8.00 (50 cents a brick). note that two "half-bricks" are used in the right hand corner of stove.
Step 3: Here's the Order (in Detail)...
start by making the base
Step 4: And Here's the Stacking Order...
Step 5: Stacking Order Continued...
finish laying the last 4 bricks and add a burner grate. *or anything that will safely hold the pan above the stove...even 3 or 4 rocks (of roughly the same size) can work.
Step 6: Add Fuel and Fire It Up...
add twigs, leaves and small sticks and light it up. add fuel as needed. cooks fantastic and can be disassembled with ease.
Step 7: Have Fun Making and Using It!
Step 8: And If You're REALLY Into These Stoves...
i've included a second video showing an earlier stove i made years ago. the video shows 3 different sized rocket stoves. a 16 bricker 20 bricker and 24 bricker (all with cooking footage).
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