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Cardboard and wax stoves can provide heat for cooking and comfort

cardboard and wax stove

Lately I have been writing quite a bit about improvised heaters.  After a bit of experimenting, the first thing I want to stress is that these heat sources are not going to replace your forced air furnace or even a good wood stove.  They are something temporary to keep you alive until you can find a better solution.  This morning I have been experiment with cardboard and wax stoves.

Now they are easy to make, but like anything else do it now before you need it.  Simple as this stove sounds, there is a bit of a learning curve.  The whole idea is that you take a tin can and fill it with rolled up cardboard and then fill with wax. …

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