Coffee Can Stove

About: Just a guy that likes to work with his hands.

Fire, the one thing everybody needs. With this coffee can fire stove, you can roast marshmallows and hot dogs all without worrying about your fire getting out of hand.

DISCLAIMER: FIRE IS DANGEROUS, I AND NOT LIABLE OR RESPONCIBLE FOR ANY HARM OR DAMAGE

Step 1: Stuff

A coffee can
A fire starter
Things to burn
Drill
Pliers

Step 2: How Fire Works

Fire needs three things; fuel, heat, andoxygen. Without these three things, there is no fire.

Step 3: Drilling

Drill a big hole in the bottom side of the can.
Use pliers to make the hole bigger.

Step 4: Fuel

I added some foam pieces, straw, twigs, and a torn up egg carton in the can.

Step 5: Light 'em' Uppppp

Light up your stove and roast marshmallows.

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    Woodworker_17

    3 years ago

    SirBrownie, I have not tried out the stove but i do think the hole should be enough, and the graphic is mine. Do not use styrofoam egg cartons or foam because
    I was told
    That it is dangerous to burn

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    Dave2340Woodworker_17

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    "graphic is mine"

    Google " oxygen heat fuel" and give use all a better explanation. And seriously you haven't tried your own instructable?

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    SirBrownie

    3 years ago

    This is a pretty simple version of a can stove! Is this one hole enough to provide enough oxygen for the oxidation process?

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    SirBrownieSirBrownie

    Reply 3 years ago

    And did you make the graphic explaining the "ingredients" for fire yourself or did you copy it from somewhere? If so, please name your sources.

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    Woodworker_17

    3 years ago

    Okay, i did not burn it yet so i will remove those items

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    unclelar

    3 years ago on Introduction

    If you are using foam and egg cartons as fuel I wouldn't be making marshmallows on it, and avoid breathing any of the smoke and or fumes that it is emitting.