The Biochar Cone Kiln

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Information about The Biochar Cone Kiln
How-to & DIY

Published on February 19, 2014

Author: kelpiew



Coneheads Unite! Coneheads around the world are using the Biochar Cone Kiln to make biochar quick and easy with very little smoke. Make biochar in your backyard with your yard waste!

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

Last layer

Almost done!

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:

Thank You! Kelpie Wilson Wilson Biochar Associates Blog at:

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