APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING CHARCOAL in chunks
Charcoal - is, Firstly, good fuel, which allows you to quickly and easily start a fire and cook food. Also, it is a natural sorbent, used for the manufacture of cleaning filters.
Today you can buy charcoal for all purposes in shops, but there is a way to do it yourself. Consider the method with two barrels.
use 2 barrels. Large and small.
The smaller barrel should be fully fit in a large, while leaving still enough free space. For this fit a barrel on 30 gallons and one on 55 gallons.
In most barrel cut hole. With metal cutting saws cut a square hole at the base of the big barrel. It should be about 50 cm long, 30 cm tall. This hole is necessary to throw up firewood, thereby maintaining a constant fire.
In smaller drill barrel. This allows heat to penetrate into the lower barrel, thereby obzharivaya located inside the tree. At the bottom of the barrel, drill 5-6 centimeter holes.
Fill the smaller barrel treated wood. Ideal cherry tree, oak or hickory, chopped to pieces 10 cm. Tightly fill the barrel and put the lid on, leaving a small opening for the exit of moisture.
In a large barrel make a small stand. Lay flat on the bottom of two bricks, one on each side. On top of them perpendicular to put two more bricks. In this way, you can put on the stand lower barrel, and the bottom pop-wood to maintain constant fire.
Put the smaller barrel on a stand. Make, it is completely placed in a large barrel. If it is not, Take smaller bricks, to build a stand below. Hogshead close the lid, leaving the air hole.
Kindle a fire within a larger drum and keep the fire within 7-8 hours. Get more firewood, to light a fire. Toss the wood through the hole at the bottom of the barrel. When the fire will ignite, add the pieces of wood more.
Watch for fire. Throw it over a tree, if it starts to fade.
The fire should be as hot, so often throws up firewood.
Let the fire burn. Across 7-8 any impurities hours, moisture and gases leave the tree, leaving only clean coal. Allow to cool your entire design, before you approach her.
Remove the charcoal. Put the coal from the lower barrel to another container and store it for future use.