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Firing up the stove

FireA red letter day --- off with the space heaters and on with the fire!  With the temperature hovering around 40 all day, Mark decided to fire up the wood stove this afternoon.  Now it's warm as toast inside. 

This was another one of those gargantuan entries, so instead I've posted the complete how-to (and why) on installing an exterior wood furnace over on the resources page.  Check it out --- and stay warm!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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