Basic Alcohol Stove Construction

 


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Alcohol Stove Construction Introduction

Step 1 - Jets

Step 2 - Fuel Port

Step 2a - Open Jet Stove

Step 2a - Hybrid Sideburner

Step 2b - Pressurized Jet Stove

Step 2c - Chimney Stove

Step 2c - Low Pressure Sideburner

Step 3 - Trimming

Step 4 - Assembly

Step 5 - Final Touches

Build a Primer Pan

Advanced Techniques

 


Step 5- Final Touches

Test fire your stove and note that you may need to lower a pot to within an inch over the lit stove to get it to light all of the jets.  As needed, sand and apply a bead of epoxy over any leaks and/or run a needle or drill bit (by hand) through any jets that didn't fire up like the ones next to it.

 

If you built a pressure jet stove, you will need a primer pan

 

 

Optional Performance Touches for open jet stoves

 

Optional Aesthetic Touches


Stove wrapped in flue tape

 

 

 


Stove wrapped in Blue Tommy Tape

 

 

 


Stove painted with Blue 1200F ceramic paint

 

 


Stove polished with SOS pad

 

 

 


If you built a pressurized stove or want better cold weather performance -

Proceed to Build a Primer Pan

 

 


 

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