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How To Make A Smokeless Campfire
Make your next camping trip or other outdoor adventure more enjoyable with this simple, yet incredibly effective tip. This easy to follow video shows two separate techniques that when combined can be used to make a virtually smokeless campfire… allowing for a more pleasurable time when lounging around the fire, doing some outdoor cooking, warming yourself on those chilly nights, or simply hanging out with friends singing campfire songs and eating S’mores.
The following is a quick look at the 2 techniques covered:
1) Basic fire making skills and principles. Also known as the “fire triangle”, the 3 vital elements that any good fire needs for maximum combustion and efficiency are Fuel, Heat, & Oxygen. Get this combo correct and you’ll never want for lack of a hot and clean burning fire! **Particularly useful to know when learning survival skills, or in an emergency.
2) How to make an easy fire pit that not only helps control the direction of where any residual smoke flows, but also reflects the maximum amount of heat back toward you.
Make a Great Waste Oil and Wood Burning Stove Heater
Awesome amount of free heat from an easy to build waste oil and wood burning stove heater. Step by step 7 part video guide to Ozzirt style burner. Cheap easy project to build using a propane tank and works very well with tons of heat output and a very clean burn. Clear instructions with measurements, tips and full description of the build given from start to finish of the project.