ISBN: 9781856231572 Year Added to Catalog: 2013 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: B&W Images Dimensions: 5.82 x 8.25 Number of Pages: 112 Book Publisher: Permanent Publications Release Date: October 10, 2013 Web Product ID: 770
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The Log Book
Getting the Best From Your Wood-Burning Stove, 2nd Edition
Using a wood-burning stove effectively is both an art and a science. In this friendly, comprehensive guide, chartered forester and woodfuel expert Will Rolls talks the reader through the theory and practice of getting the best results from their stove. From finding the fuel and seasoning it to lighting the stove and operating it cleanly, this book describes the best techniques for looking after your log stove.
The Log Book covers log suppliers, avoiding too much smoke and ash, checking fuel quality, and picking the best wood for your fire. This second edition includes:
Flue temperature gauges;
Tips on cleaning the glass
How atmospheric conditions can affect draft, especially when lighting
Why a cold stove is harder to light
Why some stoves require leaving the door ajar when first lighting
Stacking logs next to stoves
Advice for single-vent burners
About the Author
Will Rolls first started in the biomass industry working for the Forestry Commission as a regional woodfuel coordinator in the East Midlands. He moved to Forest Research in 2009 and currently works for the Biomass Energy Centre, a specialist technical-advisory unit providing impartial advice on woodfuel and biomass production and use. The Log Book is a personal project in response to many inquiries from the public that show a poor level of understanding of how to use wood-burning stoves. ...