Hobo Stove

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Making a cooking stove from recycled materials


Empty clean tuna or similar shaped tin
1 Kg paraffin wax
Congregated cardboard
Natural fibre cord
Old Saucepan & a stove
Welding glove


With the hesian cord in the middle tightly roll the cardboard and place it in the tin.
Melt the wax in the saucepan
Using the welding glove carefully pout the wax into the tin, over the cardboard and cord
Leave to cool


  • fire lighting
  • stoves

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