The Wood Stove Wizard Blog helps you keep up to date with the latest changes to our site, including our personal Woodland Diary, where we keep track of our daily activities and observations in our new piece of woodland, Elfric Wood. We'd love your comments and contributions particularly any suggestions you might have on worthwhile woodland activities.
Short cycle willow coppice is used on marginal damp soils to create a valuable biofuel
Wood stove steamers can help boost humidity in your home - great if you get winter colds and sore throats
Russian Fireplaces - tradition brick built fireplaces with serpentine flue systems to trap and gently release heat.
We have a one room log cabin in the woods of north-west Montana. It's a twenty minute drive on an unpaved road to the nearest neighbours and town. We cut
Soapstone is one of the best possible materials for constructing stove - it has a very high thermal mass, doesn't crack when heated and looks great...
Camp Rocket Stove : plans abound on the internet for efficient and low tech rocket stoves.
"A masonry heater takes the best of modern stove construction and blends it with heavy masonry or stone work to make an efficient wood stove with high thermal mass.
Learn how to make your own biochar
"Need Lower heating bills? - Is 'central heating day' a chance to think about how hot we run our homes?
How to stack firewood so it seasons properly - stacking firewood properly helps wood dry quickly so you can burn well seasoned firewood
Learn all the tips and tricks for splitting firewood like a pro...
Home heating: you get the best out of your wood stove when you understand how heat moves with your home
An electric aga looks great in any kitchen and has the thermal mass to keep you warm
Draft guards on doors and windows cut down on heat loss and save you money. Learn more...
Why a wood stove should be part of every family's disaster recover plan