Hobo Stove




Introduction: Hobo Stove

Here is a guide of how to make a hobo stove! hobo stoves are great for roasting marshmallows or other camping treats.

you will need:
-an oil can (or a can of food if you want a small one)
-some sticks
-kindling (twigs or newspaper)
-a box of matches
-a grinder

Step 1: Step 1

First of all you will need to clean out your oil drum and take off the top (you will need to really clean it because oil is flammable).
This is the most tedious step but you really have to do it.

Step 2: Step 2

Now you have to cut a square hole in the side with the grinder (you might be able to use a pocket knife if you are using a can for your hobo stove). It will have to be big enough to put  a pile of sticks in through.

Step 3: Step 3

Now you will have to gather sticks and kindling. if you live near trees (or even better a forest) then you should be able to find sticks.
For kindling just use the sports section in yesterdays newspaper...

Step 4: Step 4

Now light the kindling and roast some marshmallows on your very own hobo stove!

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    6 years ago

    Hobo for life. love this instructable. Still workin on mine.