[Gasification] [Stoves] Mk2 Chip Guillotine

Kevin kchisholm at ca.inter.net
Tue Jan 28 15:57:13 CST 2014

Dear Doug

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Doug" <Doug.Williams at orcon.net.nz>

> Hi Kevin,
> I love the idea of having actually dry logs to burn. Ours remain wet until
> they rot, probably because we have no really cold snow season.

# Our "standing deadwood" seems to dry out well.
> What did catch my eye, is the Iris opening device. I have never made 
> anything
> like this, so does anyone have a reference site that I can study?

I haven't seen any plans on how to build one, but for starters, if you had 
an old camera, ready for discard, you could take it apart carefully, to see 
the principles of operation.
> My chip guillotine is now completed as required by myself as you can see 
> from
> this mornings photo, so next job is the drawing(:-)

# It is a lovely piece of workmanship, and the "Fluidine Colours" add 
greatly to "the professionalism of the build."

Best wishes,

> Doug Williams,
> Fluidyne.
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:25:58 -0400
> "Kevin" <kchisholm at ca.inter.net> wrote:
>> Dear Doug
>> "The best way to solve a problem is to eliminate it in the first place."
>> These folks have found a way to eliminate most of the need for fuel 
>> sizing.
>> Looks like they could burn "kill dried wood" without the need for 
>> blocking,
>> splitting, or chipping. It is sort of like an oversized Rocket Type 
>> stove.
>>  http://www.gizmag.com/spruce-stove-log/29863/
>> Kevin

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