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    need a heater for a small room... how about a candle and some terra cotta pots...

    Candle Powered Heater - I've been looking a various ways to make these and this guy has by far the best setup. It isn't so much a how-to video. He is just showing what he used to construct his version of the terra cotta pot candle heater.

    Make a safe radiant heater with a few terra cotta pots and a jar candle. Works well in an enclosed room, garage or shed. From Instructables.

    simple way to heat small space with tea candles and two clay pots ... takes a while to get going, but radiates a surprising amount of heat for very little cost

    How to make a Low tech heater!

    How to Make an Emergency Heater

    DIY Clay Pot Space Heater - News - Bubblews Emergency heater

    Nordic "lumberjacks candle" with tutorial

    Candle Powered Heater -- All you need is a candle, 3 flowerpots, a bit of hardware, and you have yourself a HEATER that warms the entire room for just around $10. Imagine how much lower your electric bill will be!! :D

    I am doing this. How many of the many flashlights in this house work? Pinner writes "Idea for emergency candles! good shower gift too" Yeah, okay, phones work, but why use that battery up

    Synchronicity wins: Terra cotta heaters.

    Prev pinner said: "Wow, great idea, and the manufacturer actually explains it for DIY-ers! It doesn't really heat a whole house, but for a small hut, it could work on cold spring/fall evenings when you don't want to start the wood stove."

    How to make a rock candle! I'm doing this one!

    Candle powered heater...easy to make at home! Not exactly cooking, but it could provide heat

    candle heater design

    Thermoelectric Fan Powered by a Candle Better writeup than many. Looks good due to heatsink used. A Thermoelectric generator powered by a tealight. It started as an experiment of how much power I could get from one candle. But I liked the idea and it worked really well so I built this electric-mechanical ornament. I did not use a high temperature TEG-module, but instead a cheap TEC-module. That can still handle 200 degrees Celsius which is good enough.

    Flower pot smoker... This is awesome!!

    Genius! I'm buying some Crisco! Crisco Candle for emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days...who knew?

    terra-cotta space heater.... perfect for warming up the patio on a cool evening