What is a Wood Burning Stove?
A wood burning stove or woodstove is a stove which burns wood to generate energy for heating and cooking. There are several different types of wood burning stoves, ranging from small pellet stoves for heating to large wood burning cookstoves. These stoves are used in many regions of the world, and were once the primary method of heating and cooking in many societies. Several manufacturers continue to produce wood burning stoves, although the demand for such stoves has fallen in lieu of more energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly methods of energy generation. When people use a wood burning stove, they build fires inside the stove box, which is a sturdy insulated compartment designed to withstand considerable heat. A chimney attached to the stove box provides draw and vents the smoke from the stove, and the level of heat can be controlled with the use of a damper, which is essentially like a valve which can open to admit more air for a hotter fire, and closed to admit less air to
A wood burning stove, or wood stove, is a free-standing device designed to burn wood and sometimes other fuel sources. Wood stoves are used to generate household heat and/or to create a comforting and relaxing atmosphere in the home. Some people use wood stove as a primary or secondary cooking appliance.
Sounds stupid, doesn’t it? However, almost everyone who comes into the showroom asks for “One of those wood burning stoves”. When asked “What do you want to burn?” The reply often includes the word “Coal”! A WOOD BURNING stove, burns wood! It is designed specifically to burn wood. Airflow through the appliance has been carefully thought out to get the best performance from wood. And, most importantly it doesn’t have a grate, unlike multi-fuel stoves!