Penny alcohol stove

This was an interesting find. Apparently with a beer can, some alcohol, and a penny, you can create a pretty efficient little stove for backpacking/camping.
Anyone want to mass produce some of these for the homeless? Talk about a useful little device.
MAKE < mJurey

  • Alcohol stoves are one of the newly made popular ingenuities of hiking and the outdoors. Although alcohol stoves have been round for a long time, the homemade versions made from beer cans is still a more recent invention of the past decade. There are several sites on the web such as as Zen Alcohol Stove Basics at http://zenstoves.net/Stoves.htm with plans and information about these stoves.
    Many of the long distance hikers in the US have switched to them attesting to how usable they are. They are also pretty easy to construct with just a couple of empty cans and something to poke holes with.

  • Alcohol stoves are one of the newly made popular ingenuities of hiking and the outdoors. Although alcohol stoves have been round for a long time, the homemade versions made from beer cans is still a more recent invention of the past decade. There are several sites on the web such as as Zen Alcohol Stove Basics at http://zenstoves.net/Stoves.htm with plans and information about these stoves.
    Many of the long distance hikers in the US have switched to them attesting to how usable they are. They are also pretty easy to construct with just a couple of empty cans and something to poke holes with.