How small can a wood stove fire be?
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Our 2nd Jotul wood stove can sometimes heat my small room
to the point where I need to open a window. I've been experimenting
with different ways of controlling the size of the fire with mixed
The first lesson learned is
to not worry about letting the fire go out. The super draft on the
Jotul makes it really easy to start. I usually stop feeding it if my
inside temperature goes above 68.
Another trick I like to use
is putting a log in the corner so one of its sides is up against a
wall. I think it burns slower when less surface area is exposed.