Heat and Cooling, Power generation

Wood Stove Generator – Part 1

15 Oct , 2016  

The goal was to generate a few watts of power from a woodstove. It would charge a 12-volt battery or run a small circulating water pump. The project came about when I was waiting for some parts for the Cowboy Hot Tub project, I thought I would mess around with some ideas for generating power […]

, , , , , , ,

Heat and Cooling, Relaxing

The Cowboy Hot Tub Project

19 Aug , 2016  

Since it was super hot at the cabin (and no campfire ban), though it would be a good plan to “test” the Cowboy Hot Tub Project. The goal was to place a hose/copper pipe in the campfire and run it back into the tub. The water would be pumped through the hose and come out […]

, , , , , , ,

Wind Turbine Projects

Wood Stove Reco Fan Project (Build #1)

26 Nov , 2013  

For the last year or so, I’ve been puttering around with a wood stove fan.  The purpose of the fan was to push warm air to other parts of the room. It would be powered by a Peltier module. Build #1 The first build, was a bit of a fail. It did generate some power, […]

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,