I’ve stored an old washing machine at the back of the house for years. Today I decided to have a look at it and see what to do with it. It got damaged in a flood and was full of gravel and mud – so basically a write-off. But thanks to to some inspiration from some surfer buddies I met this year (they had a wash drum burner), I though it would make a nice little wood burner. A couple of crow bars and some socket wrenches were all I needed.
Two hours later said machine was transformed to a pile of useful bits and a pile of junk.
The useful bits included two drums , a glass bowl ( from the front door) and some nice weights – one concrete and one cast iron.
The inner drum was perfect – it even ended up with it’s own special base (the drive wheel)
It is significantly smaller than its predecessor (the drier drum) and has significantly more holes in it, making it burn better, give out more heat and look prettier!
The end-effect is superb!
Link to previous burner posts – previous-burner
I’ll post a blog on the tripod separately.