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  Topic: Wood burner back boiler leaking possible easy fix.
nasher1

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PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Sat May 10, 14 12:35 pm   Subject: Wood burner back boiler leaking possible easy fix.
Three weeks ago my back boiler in the wood burner developed a small internal leak after looking round for a replacement wood burner I decided to try an inexpensive fix,
I spent one evening draining ...
  Topic: Making and Burning Manure Brick’s
nasher1

Replies: 13
Views: 14205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 13 9:41 am   Subject: Making and Burning Manure Brick’s
Hello, Yes the press is the paper briquette press as for the age of the ‘dong’ fresh or a few months old is fine just add a little water to make it workable, the dryer it is the more water you need. ...
  Topic: Best time to cut down trees?
nasher1

Replies: 8
Views: 8836
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 13 8:51 am   Subject: Best time to cut down trees?
Ash fantastic wood for burning (low moisture content) . Best time to cut them down is from now until February, weather permitting.
  Topic: With energy price hikes round the corner is it time to open
nasher1

Replies: 10
Views: 10514
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Oct 11, 13 7:46 pm   Subject: With energy price hikes round the corner is it time to open
My gas bill is £7.50 per month, it’s hard to believe when according to British gas in my post code area the average monthly cost is £80 per month, that’s before the predicted price rise, (according to ...
  Topic: Making and Burning Manure Brick’s
nasher1

Replies: 13
Views: 14205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 13 5:12 pm   Subject: Making and Burning Manure Brick’s
The smell is not that bad when making them, and the smoke smell from the chimney reminds me of fireworks on bonfire night, gloves are a must and I would suggest your tetanus jabs are up-to-date just i ...
  Topic: Burning Sawdust
nasher1

Replies: 13
Views: 25066
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Oct 09, 13 5:05 pm   Subject: Burning Sawdust
Hello, Thanks for your question, yes pressure is the important bit but what I lack with the pressure from the log splitter, I make up with the band heaters. The box section I have used is 35mm square, ...
  Topic: Burning Sawdust
nasher1

Replies: 13
Views: 25066
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 13 7:55 pm   Subject: Burning Sawdust
Thank you for the comments so far. The burning of plastic bags is not ideal in any quantity other alternatives should be found.
  Topic: Making and Burning Manure Brick’s
nasher1

Replies: 13
Views: 14205
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 13 7:07 pm   Subject: Making and Burning Manure Brick’s
I found this article a few years ago, http://www.backwoodshome.com/articles2/hooker87.html
I have made the brick’s using horse manure and a normal hand operated briquette press with a little rain wat ...
  Topic: Burning Sawdust
nasher1

Replies: 13
Views: 25066
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 13 3:58 pm   Subject: Burning Sawdust
I read a post about burning sawdust, I have experimented with this and found putting sawdust and shavings into a plastic sandwich bag, with a small amount of used veg oil, sealed with a tape machine w ...
 
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