Blocks and chunks of wood to make blocks are the hardest to get.
When the piece is complete, the next critical step is to remove it from the punty, which requires that the punty glass be removed without taking a chunk out the bottom of the piece.
A tank is usually rectangular and is lined with hard high temp fire brick which is sealed when the glass flows into the cracks and chills.
Fires burn from the bottom up, right?
A little tricky notch in the bottom right corner of the base and back panel to fit.
No splitting wood; that makes buying wood even cheaper.
However, you can add ductwork to any building or not even use any ductwork to heat a building.
Our furnaces last longer than most stainless furnaces, with MANY of our water furnaces still in use after 30 years plus!!
The water should be tested for the proper amount of anti-corrosion chemical every season also.
Presently, I just use a plug-in electric heater and the fan distributes the heat throughout the TT.
How does a forced air wood furnace work?
My house has a clunky oil furnace with a steam delivery system and big old fashioned steam radiators in the living spaces.
The glory hole is usually maintained at a temperature higher than the furnace, so it reheats the glass quickly.
I love it.
Dowels or rods are used inside the opening for shaping.
When the air inside the air chamber reaches the optimum temperature, a fan controller turns on the main circulation blower.
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Eagle used to make watt replacement coils, but has stopped and all the stock is at Elliott's Hardware in Dallas, Texas.