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xx   FUEL

Questions to ask before buying an alcohol still.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1980 (v.64#5) pg. 43

Notes from the alcohol underground. Confessions of a first-time alcohol fuel maker. Includes tips for do-it-yourselfers.
HARROWSMITH #35 Apr-May 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 35

How to convert a lawnmower engine to operate on alcohol fuel.
HARROWSMITH #35 Apr-May 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 44

Building an ethanol still. Basic instructions and bill of materials for a good welding project.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION May-Jun 1981 (v.70#5) pg. 30

Tip: Adding boric acid powder to denatured alcohol will produce a pale green flame when burned, instead of a colorless flame. May prevent accidental burns.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #530 Dec 1981 pg. 79

Tip: Make the flame of an alcohol lamp visible by adding boric acid to the alcohol.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1986 (v.40#8) pg. 69

How to build an inexpensive backyard solar still to produce ethanol that can be used to fire a converted oil heater. Est. cost: $62.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 114

Mother's alcohol fuel "cookbook". The basics of fermentation, mash preparation and how to make a mash barrel from a plastic bucket.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #57 May-Jun 1979 pg. 8

How to build a woodburning still in your back yard.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 76

A look at a solar distillation apparatus to produce ethanol.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #58 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 79

A look at Mother's experimental alcohol-powered truck. Includes detailed sketch of fuel system and steps required to convert a gasburner.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #59 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 78

How to make a cold-weather starting system for an alcohol-powered pickup truck.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #60 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 86

Alcohol fuel preheater to build. Warms the liquid alcohol to provide smooth operation in cold weather and to save fuel.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 86

A look at the state of the art in alcohol fuel production.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 50

Plans for two low-cost backyard alcohol stills. One with a 2" column and one with a 4" column.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 120

A look at a Missouri alcohol distillation system that uses the distiller byproducts for livestock feed and earthworm fodder.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #66 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 132

Design for a home-scale vacuum distillery to make fuel alcohol.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 122

Three systems for turning organic waste into resources. A look at composting to produce fertilizer, anaerobic digestion to produce methane gas and hydrolysis of cellulose to produce ethyl alcohol and food yeast. What's involved and the practicability of each system discussed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1977 (v.24#9) pg. 142

Alcohol fuel. Can you make your own? How an alcohol still works and tips on their design and use.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1981 (v.218#1) pg. 90