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xx   WATER

A simple hot water system for a remote cabin draws its heat from an airtight wood stove.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 61
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1986 (v.9#8) pg. 6

How to build a gravity hot-water heater designed to fit around a pot-bellied wood stove that serves as the heat source. Wooden hogshead barrel lined with insulation and copper pipe serves as the basic component in the system.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1978 (v.62#1) pg. 39
Added Info COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1978 (v.62#6) pg. 7

Get the most from your wood stove. How one family used a water jacket on a wood stove to preheat water used in a gas fired boiler heating system. A description of the installation.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1982 (v.66#11) pg. 23

Sketch shows how to make a trash-burning water heater.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 58

Get hot water from your wood stove. Plumbing and wiring diagrams for an active system that uses an electric pump to circulate the water through the stainless steel water coil located inside the wood stove fire box.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.78#5) pg. 72

Get hot water from your woodstove. Sketch of a "radiator" built from plumbing fittings that converts some of the heat output of a stove to heat water.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 2003 (v.87#4) pg. 118

A guide to plumbing wood-stove water heaters.
HARROWSMITH #65 Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#5) pg. 71

Getting more from wood heat. How to equip your wood stove with a water jacket and plumb the hot water generated into your house hot water heating system.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Jan-Feb 1981 (v.6#1) pg. 78

Make a wood-fired laundry heater for washing clothes in the back country, away from electricity and running water.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #65 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 46

Tips on constructing your own wood-fired hot water heater. Built from scrapped parts found in a junk yard. Est. cost: $20.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #77 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 104

Tips on constructing and installing a water-heating attachment for your woodstove.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #85 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 128

Wood-stove water heating. How to build a heat exchanger that will fit in a wood stove and then plumb either a pumped or thermosiphon hot water storage system.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1979 (v.26#11) pg. 130

Tips on operating an add-on wood-fired hot water boiler.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1983 (v.30#9) pg. 80

Temperature control circuit for a wood-fired hot water system consists of a thermistor-fed comparator triggering a 555 timer. The output of the timer is used to activate an optocoupler, which, in turn, triggers a Triac to turn on a circulating pump.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 22

How to install a coil in your fireplace so that the fire can help provide hot water for use with a hot water heating system. If you use the fireplace often, it can significantly reduce your fuel bills. Est. cost: $30.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1974 (v.142#4) pg. 154

Homebuilt, outdoor furnace burns wood or combustible trash to heat a home and provide domestic hot water. Built of concrete blocks, the unit uses sand to store heat. Est. cost: $500 to $1600.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1981 (v.156#2) pg. 32

Water tempering tank. How to install a prewarming tank near a wood stove so that cold water can be warmed before sending it to a hot water heater.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1988 (v.165#7) pg. 113

Solar powered water heater uses a woodstove as a backup source of heat. Uses a heat exchanger to warm outside water before it gets to hot water tank. The heat exchanger is an insulated tank built of plywood and lined with vinyl.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1977 (v.210#5) pg. 48