The Log Book

The Log Book Getting the Best From Your Wood-Burning Stove, 2nd Edition

Paperback (05 Sep 2013) | English

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Using a wood-burning stove effectively is both an art and a science. In this friendly, comprehensive guide, chartered forester and woodfuel expert Will Rolls talks the reader through the theory and practice of getting the best results from their stove. From finding the fuel and seasoning it to lighting the stove and operating it cleanly, this book describes the best techniques for looking after your log stove.

The Log Book covers log suppliers, avoiding too much smoke and ash, checking fuel quality, and picking the best wood for your fire. This second edition includes:

  • Flu temperature gauges;
  • Tips on cleaning the glass
  • How atmospheric conditions can affect draft, especially when lighting
  • Why a cold stove is harder to light
  • Heat fans
  • Why some stoves require leaving the door ajar when first lighting
  • Stacking logs next to stoves

Advice for single-vent burners

Book information

ISBN: 9781856231572
Publisher: Permanent Publications
Imprint: Permanent Publications
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 242g
Height: 210mm
Width: 149mm
Spine width: 7mm