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the three stones are used to keep the cooking pot off the top of the single cinder block ...you can see them if you look carefully at the finished diagram. -Erica, I found the plains Indians in North America (the Dakota being one of the tribes to do so) used these stoves:
It all started as rocket stoves, very fuel efficient little cooking stoves that help reduce pollution in the third world and make much more efficient use of wood fuel in places where deforestation is a serious issue. What started as an idea to help making cooking a safer, more healthy exercise in the third world has taken on a new life as permaculture advocates have adapted the rocket stove into the rocket mass heater in North America. www.greenenergyfu...