Rocket Stoves & Earth Ovens
Rocket Stoves are very efficient wood-burning devices that generally use a J shape design for the combustion unit to achieve high temperatures and clean burn. The heat generated can be piped throug…
How We Built Our Outdoor Fireplace
Our backyard underwent a major transformation this summer. We added a sprawling deck to our backyard and furnishings and finally, built an outdoor fireplace as the finishing touch. As a reminder, just a few months ago,
December 2013 - Fire pit done! It is three levels of cement block...bottom level is underground. The second level has the vents (blocks turned sideways) and then we put decorative paver bricks to cover the tops of the cement blocks. We used Liquid Nails for cement to stick everything together. Looks great! Works great too!
25 DIY Outdoor Fireplace Ideas to Combat the Winter Chill
Seeking out inspiration to build a fire pit? You're in the right place! We’ve got a list of DIY outdoor fireplace ideas that are totally amazing.
Even when there's snow outside, Max Edleson still has tomatoes and peppers growing in the greenhouse. Here he explains how to make an old wood stove into a mass heater, prolonging the growing season!