Published on February 19, 2014
The Cone Kiln Affordable Biochar for Gardeners and Small Farms
What is it? It’s a truncated cone
What does it do?
It makes biochar. Quick ‘n’ EZ!
Where did it come from?
Awesome! We want one!
But how do you use it?
Do you light it on top?
This was all we got.
Let’s try it this way
We add new wood in layers
Top layers exclude air – charcoal!
Keep adding layers
Time to quench it
35 Gallons of Biochar!
Numbers Yield = 35 gallons (7 five-gallon buckets) Time – about 2 hours, not counting wood splitting Kiln dimensions: 43” top diameter, 16” bottom diameter Cone vertical height from ground: 16” Kiln material – 16 ga mild steel Kiln cost - $250 from Kevin the Welder More info at my blog: www.greenyourhead.com
Thank You! Kelpie Wilson Wilson Biochar Associates firstname.lastname@example.org www.wilsonbiochar.com Blog at: www.greenyourhead.com
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