13 DIY Rocket Stove Designs
1. Cement Block DIY Rocket Stove
The original rocket stove plans were drawn by Dr. Larry Winiarski in 1982. Yet they didn’t gain widespread popularity until 2005 when stoves based on his designs won the Ashden Awards.
The basic premise is to draw a lot of oxygen into the stove to create an exceptionally hot flame. Understandably these stoves are great for camp cooking. The heat can be used even more efficiently if it is transferred to a material with a large thermal mass, such as stone or clay.