I mean isn’t there a lot of chemicals in paper that may not be safe. Press out of scrap treated lumber and I get large bags of shredded paper from work. I tried this a while back using a bit of soap in the mix to hold it together. Does the safety of cooking food over a fire of this, depend on what u put into it when making them? - Prepared Bloggers, Prepper News Watch for July 25, 2014 | The Preparedness Podcast, PREParedness Items to Get in the Back to School Sales - Mom with a PREP, BASIC LIST / SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR LONG TERM SURVIVAL - Page 582, How To Make Fire Logs — Homestead and Survival, Hippiesue's Blog » Blog Archive » How to Make Firebricks logs and Wood Stove Logs for Free! The chimney diameter should be the same as the appliance’s flue outlet (6 inches for most models). Anything to create more surface area would increase the O2 which is one of the legs of the fire triangle ~ heat, oxygen, and fuel. Next I am going to try adding some corn cobs but I am sure I will need to run the mixer a little longer. The gases or other emissions escape through a vent system and the air inside the metal cabinet is heated and distributed throughout the home via ducts. The CVRD is a municipality on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada that offers rebates. However, I have one question. I know better than to use the wax coated/plastic lined dog food bags and the plastic ones, but being we get up to 6+ paper feed bags a week. Vitcas Fire Bricks are refractory fire clay bricks for building your very own wood-fired pizza and bread oven, fireplace, stove, fire pit, barbecue grill, smoker, tandoori oven, and any other high temperature appliance. Gonna give it a try in a couple of days. It spit out hockey puck sized fire starters. But if you wanted to do this on a regular basis maybe buy a small cheap electric cement mixer so you could make bigger batches and pour it out into multiple buckets. If you live in a smaller town, ask-cant hurt. Awesome idea! You would roll them up tight as possible and secure with twine. Can be used for interior and exterior decorative use in wood fired bread/ pizza ovens, barbeques and fireplaces. Go around all the bucket and on the bottom. Give a guess. Sounds like you’ve got a great operation going, Thomas! How to Make Firebricks (fire logs) and Wood Stove Logs for Free! Also… I use small rectangle laundry buckets. I found a bucket that someone cut the bottom off.. well perfect. (That’s the reason I don’t burn pine.) Then I poor the slurry into capped (with many small holes drilled in it) pvc pipes 2 foot long. Buy fire bricks at Home Depot for a $1 each and get over it already. He had a Youtube video on it. If you can't find the part you are looking for or require advice on which part you need, please contact us by filling out our Stove Spares Enquiry Form. Anyone have any comments with this one? Keep failing forward! How long should I let it drain before I flip my bucket and knock out my mold? The refractory clay bricks are suitable for either indoor or outdoor use, and are suited for both industrial and domestic applications. If you're ready to trade theory for ACTION, join us on our journey of doing the stuff for self-reliance. I could VITCAS Refractory Fire Bricks are designed for use in domestic high temperature situations such as in stoves, solid fuel cookers, ranges, fireplaces, barbecues and wood fired pizza ovens. Could be a great way to solve two of the major problems in this country…. Fireproof Screed, a cemet-like product, is resistant to 1400°C. Uncertified wood burning stoves are generally inefficient, and contribute to poor air quality. Use FOOD-SAFE plastics for making cider. ), and you’d be all set. I Love the Idea , we now have Gas heat but if we still did a wood stove this would be a great way to use up the excess amount of paper products the are everywhere.I use a Paper shredder and shred the paper to put in our Compost! I put a smaller cap inside and use my pipe clamps to press them into logs. I’m concerned about the smoke/vapors leaving residue inside the flue and risking a chimney fire. Basically get coals and cook. Do you believe in bad odors coming from a fire? A good thing to do is find an old table saw blade and weld it to s shaft of steel. Great idea! Maximum temperature in service up to 1600°C For kiln linings, ceramics, metal casting, forges and brazing hearths. You can leave these buckets of water setup by the mailbox, then just walk by and toss stuff in. Fire cake may have been more appropriate, huh. Shredded paper has more surface area and would turn to pulp quicker. Use This Genius Technique To Turn Trash And Biomass Into 'Fire Cakes' - Prepper Realist, SPP077 The 5 Areas of Preparedness - Survivalist Prepper, How To Make Firebricks – A Website For All The Ideas You Will Ever Need, How To Make Firebricks From Old Newspapers | The Homestead Survival, How to Make Firebricks and Wood Stove Logs for FREE – iSeeiDoiMake, 23 Things That Preppers Shouldn't Throw Away. But work fast because it can set fast. The lightweight, smooth firebricks are used for decorative purposes and are available in different colours. Anyone have any step by step videos or instructions? Most of the folks who are building with papercrete blocks say that they are “fire resistant”, but they are formating the recipe for building, not for firebrick. What a way to use the paper feed sacks that we get! Pingback: Made by Hands: Make it or Buy it? I wouldn’t do that. I would like to know if anyone has worked out the energy of what one of these produces. All rights reserved. Then I set the re-used water bucket inside of that bucket (because water is heavy). Black Galvanized Rectangular Chimney Caps. Fire bricks available in a range of colours for interior and exterior decorative use in wood fired bread / pizza ovens, barbeque grills and fireplaces etc. Love this! Any other ideas? I’ve actually been experimenting with making a fireproof paper brick for a 13-brick rocket stove, (unsuccessfully I might add). HI, wasn’t able to get firewood this summer–thinking about doing this…will it gunk up the chimney?? P.P.S – If you find value in our blog, Dirt Road Girl and I would appreciate your vote on Top Prepper Sites! We also go through a lot of paper towel (the brown stuff) with the dairy goats……. And then let them set out in the sun to dry, which took several days to a week+. Hi I use my garden mulcher and then put the shredded paper in a garbage bin we used to have at home two thirds fill it then fill the bin nearly to the top and mix with a paint stirrer, I used my mix wet in compost or as a base in a worm farm,I have also put wet in steel pipes and pressed it on my home made steel press and gave dried paper ingots to friends as they have fire places wich I don’t have , good for mates when they get to old to cut or split wood ,they are very happy. Vitcas Coloured Firebricks available in Red. I bought a kotula’s paper brick maker and it makes it easier to make 5 at a time now. Fire bricks (we can make them to measure) Baffle plates; Stove Glass (we can cut them to size) We are constantly adding more stock items to our website. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. The lightweight insulating fire bricks can be used in different industrial applications such as in lining ceramic kilns and furnaces, in areas that are not in contact with molten materials, etc. Vitcas Insulation Fire Bricks- Grade 26. If it’s going to be dried out anyway, what’s it matter? Pingback: BASIC LIST / SUGGESTED ITEMS FOR LONG TERM SURVIVAL - Page 582, Pingback: How To Make Fire Logs — Homestead and Survival. Not only do our fire bricks possess a high temperature resistance, they also provide insulation. Any idea how to water proof them. I am wondering if a bucket is wholly and did you weld the slayer? If you want it to dry faster, cut these logs as you would a pizza, into sections. - Prepared Bloggers. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. And with the JUNK mail it will be FREE. Flat shape. I have a lot of cardboard, and lots of junk mail come, I used to put it in the recycling bin and let it be taken away… not anymore, it goes in my bin for summer log making 😉, Pingback: Skill of the Month Progress Check! If it was chopped up, it would start faster, just like wood. Resistant to 1430oC (2600oF). Hi-Temp Stove Paint. Never heard of it. Stove Fire Bricks (6) Energy Thermometer. $3 each at walmart. or kids crayons if you know someone who busses tables at a restaurant that gives them to kids to color with. Well I for one will be giving this a go. Build an Ultra-Efficient DIY Wood Stove … Would these “bricks” work in an interior wood-burning stove? That will work over time. The lightweight insulation fire bricks can be used for industrial applications such as in hot blast stoves, as primary hot face linings, for back up insulation for kilns and furnaces and for flue insulation. This is “the hardest” part of this setup. Never burn pressure treated wood, especially from an older deck or structure. My family made firebricks using salt and sifted ash that was baked in the fireplace. over night is cool if you have to use a hand tool though. Set your press inside the bucket over the pulp. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Coloured fire bricks have a high temperature rating up to 1200oC. You need a custom drill bit, which I have. VITCAS Black Fire Bricks Replacement Pack of 6 decorative black clay fire bricks for barbeque grills, outdoor ovens, stoves and fireplaces. Most ink in the US is now soy based rather then petroleum based. Vitcas Fire Bricks Arch Set – Size 230mm x 114mm x54mm ->76mm. They have a winter camp out at our elementary and starting a fire is part of it. How to Make Firebricks (fire logs) and Wood Stove Logs for Free! Dimensions: 230x114x76mm. Pingback: PREParedness Items to Get in the Back to School Sales - Mom with a PREP. I’ve got 100’s of paper brick I want to know how to make firebricks! Mary, I would have thought that something that burns well and cost you nothing is worth it 🙂 😉, would this work with shredded paper from paper shredders/. ( Log Out /  Use This Genius Technique To Turn Trash And Biomass Into 'Fire Cakes' - Prepper Realist, Pingback: SPP077 The 5 Areas of Preparedness - Survivalist Prepper. Pingback: How To Make Firebricks – A Website For All The Ideas You Will Ever Need. They’re always left behind and thrown away. Thanks for sharing this great Prepper idea. Rated for 1300oC- high temperature resistance. Pingback: How to Make Firebricks and Wood Stove Logs for Free! ( Log Out /  Would these “bricks” work in an interior wood-burning stove? Appears that you’ve plenty of stock for the pulp. I’ll check on your ignition question for you. Trying to find how to build a good paper shredder after the paper has been soaking. You also must make sure it is totally dry then put it in a dry place. Generally the appliance consists of a solid metal (usually cast iron or steel) closed firebox, often lined by fire brick, and one or more air controls (which can be manually or automatically operated depending upon the stove). Thanks for the comment and let us know how it turns out. It needs to be attached to a grinder or some power tool in order to be used. We’ll have to do a diy firebrick post just for you. I bet it burns good and hot too! - Survival Mom, Pingback: How to Make Firebricks for Free - Info You Should Know. Cool idea but probably not the best choice for indoor heating. It cannot be a good idea to burn any amount of plastic in your home. The older stuff contains arsenic and the newer solution still contains copper, and it’s not advisable to breathe the burnt fumes of it, either. Doing things with out a “company” will be more important then you can know. These take a few days to dry, so I would think that the bucket sized ones would take a week or more to dry through. they burn up fairly fast though. Now once most the water is pressed out – take it out to a sunny/dry place. ... Woodman's Parts Plus offers over 20,000 in stock parts for your wood, coal, gas, oil or pellet unit, as well as barbecues and outdoor power equipment. If you consider this to be a chunk of wood about the same size.. that’s about what it’s like. What’s food-safe or not to put it? Bigger than the common household shredder, I could grind up a whole check book. I worked in a bank and shredded bags and bags of papers every week. After reading a lot of info on PaperCrete projects, I’m thinking that mixing concrete mix into the pulp, will render a block that is fireproof. make them in an ice cube tray. :-\. You can vote daily by clicking here or on the image below. ( Log Out /  After that leave it inside for a month by a sunny window. Icing buckets from your local supermarket bakery are perfect. If you’d like to see more of how he and our other members are Doing the Stuff, join us on our journey to self-reliance and preparedness! Vitcas Insulation Firebricks- Grade 23. Add your water and fill’r up. New and improved stirring attachment/zombie slayer. Go to your local Home Depot, Lowes,Lumber yard,ex.. and ask for there sawdust left overs from the lumber section.. Add it to your mulch… makes denser bricks .. burns hotter and longer… drying time is alittle longer .. i have also added wax on occasion as an external coating for wet weather camping.. lights fast and stays dry…good luck…. It must be lined with refractory bricks or tiles joint together with refractory cement. Out of all of the physical spam you receive in the mail, leaves you rake, dead foliage, paper towel rolls, paper plates, napkins, beer boxes, egg cartons, etc., etc., etc., (any biomass material you can think of) – why not turn it into useable logs for your furnace, campfire, or cooking? If you are interested a third-party article, please contact the author directly for republishing information. I’m curious how much smoke these put out – how fast will the chimney need cleaning, compared to firewood? | Survival Sherpa, SPP077 The 5 Areas of Preparedness | Living For Longer, Skill of the Month Progress Check! If you put in leaves, cardboard with no paint, wood with no chemical treatment, etc – all is good. Coloured Fire Bricks- White. Comes in a pack of 6 standard clay firebricks. I’d like briquettes for my Solo stove! Todd’s note: Hope you enjoyed Jamie’s tutorial. That’s all it takes. You can use a screw driver and stab holes all in there. I get biomass wads about 2 inches thick and 6 inches diameter. Thanks. As for cooking I would look into the $6 rocket stove on YouTube. I’d do my own due diligence before cooking. Dimensions: 220x110x30mm. Thanks for this great idea. I know junk mail, but I’m thinking maybe used tea bags, coffee grounds, maybe even fruit and vegetable scraps. I use a concrete bit that I took a grinder to the edge of to make it sharper. a 12 sheet crisscut shredder will work however it’s best to load cardboard with ripples(corrugation lines) horizontal to the shredder. Just as ‘would you put in a beer carton in your wood-burning stove now?’. They are easy to fish out before I pour the slurry and they do a fantastic job of mashing. Ecofan AirMax. I’m very impressed and will make out of untreated wood scarf sales these fire bricks. The insulating firebricks can be used in a variety of high temperature industrial applications, such as in insulating refractories- gas producers, kilns, furnaces and stress relieving furnaces. We will never share your email with anyone, ever. Hey could you use a strap that tightens and just do that to squeeze it all out, I Tried a Process very similar to this and tried to light them with a blow torch and they wouldn’t burn. I member of our Doing the Stuff network shared this in our group. Vitcas Ltd204-208 Broomhill RoadBristol BS4 5RGÂ. I purchased a small used concrete mixer that came from Harbor Freight for $50 and toss all my cardboard, shredded office paper, about 4 cups of sawdust shavings from my shop, dried leaves and twigs in with some water and let her rip for about 10 min. In an emergency, I’d use them if that’s all I had available. + your TRASH! Wow amazing and I get lots of junk mail! One day I might get round to working this out by lighting one under a pan of water and working out the BTU. Unless it was in a pot (dutch oven), then nothing matters – go for it! Found this next to my house (press). Like Like I can make about 18, 3in x 2in in an hr with a 4in pvc pipe,they burn for about 1/2 hr. Make a ram from PVC to remove water and wooden post to push out log. Come check out all the other folks busy Doing the Stuff! Let us know what you find with your research, please. You can choose the colour to fit your desirable aesthetic. Hmm, I made this exact recipe & even made a press out of a shop press, but my bricks just don’t want to burn much. Found it handy to use pvc pipes 4-6” dia. Then you would soak them in water for a day or more. You should change the name of this. The candle wax is a brilliant add, sir!! Just don’t use the plastic coated things. What about using the wax that is discarded from Cheese, could it be used also….. Pingback: Hippiesue's Blog » Blog Archive » How to Make Firebricks logs and Wood Stove Logs for Free! They are suitable for use in applications such as in power generation, and in the cement, steel and aluminium industries. Brick & Concrete Cutting Diamond Disc is for cutting firebricks, pizza oven bases and concrete materials. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Foraging Feral Food and Medicinal Plants (Wildcrafting), join us on our journey to self-reliance and preparedness, how to make fire bricks and wood stove logs, How to Make Firebricks and Wood Stove Logs for Free! He said they burned for almost 2 hours. I to started reading as was thinking fire brick for my stove,so,will look forward to a “fire brick” writeup,will say,have found em pretty cheap at a nation wide supply store but just like making things,keeps me out of getting in too much trouble! Vitcas Fire Bricks are refractory fire clay bricks for building your very own wood-fired pizza and bread oven, fireplace, stove, fire pit, barbecue grill, smoker, tandoori oven, and any other high temperature appliance. Good tip, K! Toilet paper tubes could be tossed in the mulch, and my family goes through plenty of those. [Todd’s note: Buckets can be had for free at bakery’s and construction sites]. Decorative fire bricks with smooth surfaces for use in outdoor/indoor wood fired bread/pizza ovens, barbeques and fireplaces etc. Vitcas Fire Bricks- Yellow. - Survival Mom, How to Make Firebricks for Free - Info You Should Know, Made by Hands: Make it or Buy it? Used to form the arch of a doorway in a Wood Fired Bread/ Pizza Oven or is used to construct the roof of a tunnel shaped oven. Thanks a lot for your instructions of how to make firebricks. that way you could be sure it would be as tight as possible. I am a woodworker so if I made one say, oh, 6″ wide by 8″ high by 16″ long, and put a board on top of the mash, I could use my woodworking clamps to squeeze it together and make a square log. I was wondering if this could be made into smaller pieces and made into charcoal by heating in a metal container with a small hole on top? Pingback: How To Make Firebricks From Old Newspapers | The Homestead Survival. VITCAS 6 Fire Bricks Replacement Box for Stoves & Fireplaces, VITCAS Fire Bricks-6 Black for Stoves & Fireplaces. I only have a batter operated drill. That could go in. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Thank you so much for this idea ,and it’s recycling at the same time! Fire bricks are made of literally debris like wood and newspapers, etc. I agree with you. As for letting drain I would later it drain until all the excess water is out then take a third bucket and fill it with sand and water and sit it on top as a press for at least a few hours so after all the water is pushed out it would actually start to dry like that. That would almost fit perfectly in a chimney pipe. Join us for Free Blog Updates on our journey to self-reliance. As mentioned earlier on posts some including me first thought this was making firebricks for your wood stove,something was interested in but seeing tis a lot of work and would need a kiln a bit much for me when available inexpensively at moment,yes,have many extras.I would rather spend time on projects am equipped tool wise to handle now,for example making a survival gig,do have knives and sapling a plenty! Resistant to 1200oC. Wood and Multifuel Stoves, Flue & Chimney Systems, Stove Spares VITCAS Fire bricks 230x114x76mm 42% Alumina Fire Clay Bricks Size 230 x 114 x 76mm. Need a fire or coals going good before tossing this size of wood on to get it going. As I type my buckets are draining. if you have any ideas about Corn waste fire wood please comment, CAN YOU PLEASE SING ME UP FOR YOUR NEWSLETTERS. It will take some time to dry, depending on your location. I’ve been making the fire logs since last fall, I’ve gotten addicted. It is NOT how to make firebricks. When forming “LOGS” for Stoves or Fireplace. In black. Thanks for the comment! worked great except for the Florida Humidity which made them soggy after a while. Awesome setup I’m doing the same as im typing this. That would totally work, Tami! Dimensions: 230x114x76mm. 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Protects vulnerable materials, which are in danger of being damaged by high heat exposure. Check out all the other value-adding sites while you’re there…. You can enter your email in the subscription box on the upper left hand corner of the blog page to subscribe. Love your stuff…one comment..we bought a brick press and were making them….seemed to only burn around the edges…like it was too dense to burn throughout….Someone told me to try to put holes through it…hard with the press we have. I do own a shredder and do shred paper for security reasons, the rest I hand tear. As soon as I have to use an electrical item, be it a drill or shredder, I immediately want to work that out and try to understand what are you saving really, efforts put in yourself are free (unless you want to put an hourly rate to your projects). Smooth, decorative fire bricks. A wood-burning stove (or wood burner or log burner in the UK) is a heating appliance capable of burning wood fuel and wood-derived biomass fuel, such as sawdust bricks. Be SUREto always use FOOD-SAFE plastic buckets. ~ Todd. This one is actually thicker I think than the one we made. Vitcas Acid Resistant Clay Firebricks are heat resistant to 400oC / 752oF. How can anyone make bricks from fire? Thanks. It’s basically step by step word for word. I imagine, if you add more concrete to the mix, you would have a VERY fire resistant brick. I had a handful of people who collected my shreds for a multitude of reasons, and some of them made their own bricks. Youtube I made a. Just depends on your trash and what you would want burning in there. I make smaller versions of this biomass fuel block. Thanks for following along! Turn over the bucket and tap on the top. Good heat output. Helping each other on the climb to self-reliance and preparedness…the Survival Sherpa way…One step at a time. 1: That would depend on what you put in there. Some recipes add sawdust, but I don’t produce much & no one around here wants to give theirs up. Makes it easier if it’s not a powered tool. Dimensions: 230x114x76mm. Today we’re proud to present another DIY project from a fellow Doing the Stuff Networker. Ideal for situations where heat storage properties are not desired, and for insulating in different refractories- ceramic kilns, furnaces, flues and other high temperature industrila equipment. Btw, I was not disappointed but thought this was what I was getting when I read the title. A 16.4 oz. Buy Pine Mountain StarterLogg Select-A-Size Firestarting Blocks, 24 Starts Firestarter Wood Fire Log for Campfire, Fireplace, Wood Stove, Fire Pit, Indoor & Outdoor Use (Packaging may Vary): Fire Starters - Amazon.com FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases Solo Stove Stainless Steel Fire Pit Tools Tongs for Wood in Fire Pit Includes Set of 36.5 inch Fire Pit Wood Grabber Poker and 32 inch Grabber Great for Outdoor Fire Pits and Fire Pit Accessories 4.8 out of 5 stars 472 Wood furnaces function similar to a wood stove, but the design favors practicality over style. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Once dry, these will burn a long time.. and cost you ~ nada. Awesome! Vitcas Arch Fire Bricks. This is a much better method and doesn’t really cost anything. I thought you said, Firebricks?” I wanted to know how to make “firebricks,” not paper bricks that would burn up in the fire. I have been making these bricks for a while, I have a wood burner in my garage and use them there, I soak paper in large buckets for 2 weeks and press them in a metal hand press, I dry them in my greenhouse. ( Log Out /  Thank you! Keep in mind that while you are getting toasty warm inside burning your “fire bricks”, it usually smells like someone is burning trash outside. But you will probably want to place a bucket down on some wood, trace around the base and cut out that piece of wood to use as a press. I also thought this was about firebricks. His latest project shared on our DTSN Facebook Group not only saves money, but would be very useful both now (free is always good) and after a SHTF event. Or just trace a bucket on wood and cut out the wood piece for a press. VITCAS Fire Bricks Replacement Box for Stoves & Fireplaces. – You can also keep up with the Stuff we’re Doing on Twitter, Pinterest, Google +, YouTube and Facebook page… and over at the Doing the Stuff Network on Pinterest, Google +, and Facebook. If you try it yourself, we’d like to know how it turns out. I’m working in a poor country and am wondering if these would be beneficial. Used a length of 4 inch sch40 and a press I made for a four inch flange to make logs. I think my time is better spent cutting firewood. Trampart is not the only one who thought we would be learning how to make Firebrick. Rates at 1650oC / 3000oF. Jamie, the author, could tell you more. I put the draining bucket on top of the other bucket to save the water – you can re-use the same water many times. Drill away and in seconds you will have a nice pulpy wet mess. Keep up the good work…whoever does it 🙂. I think you can make a fire brick from plaster of Paris and sand then place in a mould and allow to set. I saw a guy make a squeezing device out of a piece of PVC pipe and a caulk gun. 60% paper and 40% sawdust thats is goieng to work. That’d be cool to see, trampart! We throw away so much paper, and we live on a tree farm with lots of ponderosa pine so we have an endless supply of pine needles. I live in Haiti and trash is something we are not short on. Pingback: How to Make Firebricks and Wood Stove Logs for FREE – iSeeiDoiMake, Pingback: 23 Things That Preppers Shouldn't Throw Away, You can also add sawdust to the mixture as another filler. I’d treat it like using pallet wood for cooking. I wouldn’t want the chemicals added to the fumes. It works real good, Also try doing it with multiple size containers, great hikes and other outdoor activities without having to carry such large pieces. This process only requires: Two buckets, a drill (or stabbing weapon), piece of wood (or bottom of another bucket), kinda a custom drill bit, water. Pulp on the left. One thing I noticed in that You Tube video is he didn’t pull the plastic window out of the pasta (ziti) box, and I would definitely remove all plastic. Another option if you don’t have that fancy custom drill thingy is to get an old blender and blend some of the pulp up a little at a time. I love the word FREE. ASH GRATE + ASH PAN The bottom of the firebox is a simple cast iron grate that allows ash to fall away from the firebox. And the blasted liberal AARP junk mail! | Survival Sherpa. Next, pull out the holy bucket and let it drain. Pingback: SPP077 The 5 Areas of Preparedness | Living For Longer. Pingback: Forget Spending Hours Gathering Firewood. P.S. And any tips on storage? Thanks again and will look forward to many more great ideas from you. Be the first to get our free, value adding stuff as soon as it's published! We live in the desert so this will happen fast. It’s pretty quick. I like the idea of different sized containers. Doesn’t really matter if you are using a power tool to grind it fast. And maybe this could be a project that the students participate in. My wife works in an office that use a shredder and she collects bags of that, so we don’t try to add energy to the process. But you shouldn’t cook that way. A typical wood furnace houses a steel wood-burning stove inside a sheet metal cabinet. propane bottle fits perfectly inside a 6 inch PVC tube. A shredder would work for paper but cardboard would take something substantial. Very interesting. Firstly, I respect the efforts in sharing this work and always looking for ways to save energy & money. Suggestions that I have gotten is that they are for adding to an already burning but I was thinking that if I make smaller and bigger ones I could infuse smaller ones with wax and it would be more like a firestarter recipe but would solve that problem but I am still in the experiment stage. 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