DIY: Make A Wood Burning Stove from A Hot Water Heater


Today's “11 step” tutorial looks fairly simple & is a great re-purpose for that old water heater…not that you had a collection of them laying around!

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8 Responses to DIY: Make A Wood Burning Stove from A Hot Water Heater

  1. Pros Water Heater December 15, 2012 at 12:28 am #

    Nice! This is very cool! I’ll have to try this with one of our water heaters!

    • David December 17, 2012 at 9:01 am #

      Please feel free to email us photos of your results! We’d love to publish it for others to see. Thanks for your input.


  2. Daniel Lee December 25, 2012 at 1:55 pm #

    Hi, i read your (DIY: Make A Wood Burning Stove from A Hot Water Heater) blog. Yes, i like it and i want to share yours.

    • David December 28, 2012 at 8:15 am #

      Thanks for the comment Daniel! Glad you liked it.


  3. Slow combustion heaters May 6, 2013 at 7:30 am #

    It is a good idea.Have others shared here their results?

    • David May 6, 2013 at 8:38 pm #

      Thanks for the comment. We have heard from a couple of folks who have done this and they said it’s worked well for them.


  4. JJMallory June 26, 2013 at 11:24 am #

    I have a gasification wood boiler. I wonder if this would work the other way around. Definitely a cool idea!

    • David June 28, 2013 at 5:02 pm #

      Thanks for the comment, JJMallory!

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