Survival kit: Make a Brick Rocket Stove for Emergency Situations

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 by Leon in Make a Fire

If you can stack bricks, you can make an effective biomass rocket stove. The materials are cheap, and usually readily available during a disaster.  Most importantly, it is a very simple survival skill to learn.

by Leon Pantenburg

In the aftermath of a natural disaster such as an earthquake or tornado, there will probably be a lot of biomass and wood debris laying around. Suppose you  have to boil water or cook, using whatever materials are available.

If you can salvage some bricks, you can make this stove. It is simple to build, and is easily fueled with bits and pieces of wood debris or biomass. It is sturdy, so the top  will hold heavy pots and pans easily. It is also very fuel efficient, and works under a variety of challenging circumstances.

If you like playing with Leggos, you’ll love this project!

And here’s the most recent updated designs. These all cost less than $10 if you have to buy the materials new. If you can salvage them, the stove can be free:


Follow Me on Pinterest

Please click here to check out and subscribe to the SurvivalCommonSense.com YouTube channel, and here to subscribe to our weekly email update – thanks!

Be Sociable, Share!

One Comment on “Survival kit: Make a Brick Rocket Stove for Emergency Situations”

  1. Noreen

    Love this idea! Surely in an emergency situation in an urban area you would be able to find bricks or blocks.

Leave a Reply

More News

Survival Supplies

Survival_Mom_animated_tilead_FINAL(1) Banner 145 x 145(1)

camping survival

Food Storage and Equipment

Visit us at Freezedryguy.com

Supplies

Kelly Kettle

Survival Equipment

Reader’s comments: Controlling panic when canoe capsizes in whitewater

Here's what a reader commented about controlling panic: [caption id="attachment_6637" align="alignright" ...

How to: Choose the right sleeping bag

One piece of gear you don't want to have to ...

Gear review: Wiggy’s Thule sleeping bag

I bought this bag several years ago, and received no ...

How to choose the best inexpensive tarp for your survival shelter

Tarps can be really valuable survival tools. But what if ...

Review: Pak-Lite compact backpacker/survival nine volt LED flashlight

A good, reliable flashlight is essential, IMHO. And getting one ...

Switch to our mobile site