The MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Wood Stoves – Mother Earth News

The MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Wood Stoves – Mother Earth News

The MOTHER EARTH NEWS Guide to Wood Stoves – Mother Earth News | The Original Guide To Living Wisely


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Hold the oil. A brand-new, 200-year-old heating solution.

PHOTO: VERMONT CASTINGS

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H. Skip Thomsen, a homesteader living in Manzanita, Oregon, offers his tips on getting the most from your old woodstove.

CATHLEEN FRESHWATER THOMSEN

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Cookstoves pull double duty in the kitchen, working as both efficient ranges and heaters.

SUPERSTOCK/J. BARNELL

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Masonry chimneys must meet specific requirements: the top must be at least 3′ above the roof, it must be lined properly, it should be separated from the stone work by a 1/2″ air space. In addition, interior chimneys must be spaced at least 2″ from any combustible material, and must have a firestop of noncombustible material.

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Source: https://www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/mother-guide-to-wood-stoves-zmaz90ndzshe/

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