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Re: Wood, Diesel or propane bulkhead heating stove?

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Originally Posted by Capt Len View Post
When I make a wood stove (welded steel box) I weld 5/8 or 3/4 steel nuts to the bottom corners. to receive threaded rods These hold it secure at chosen height with adjustable nuts and lock washers .Could do the back for bulkhead mount thru the wall. Just be sure of insulation and air gap as they get So hot.
Len, have you ever welded up s.s. to make a stove? I wonder how 304 s.s. would hold up to wood fires? I have a (steel plate) Lopi here at home and heat 95% with wood. Welding up a little s.s. stove to replace the kero stinker on the boat sounds like a good project.

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