Can't Find Fuel? Make Your Own With A Wood Gasifier


A wood gas generator (gasifier) converts timber or charcoal into wood gas which - after cooling and filtering - can then be used to power an internal combustion engine or for other purposes.

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How to Build a Wood Gasifier

PARTS LIST (per above YouTube Video):
1 - 55 Gallon Drum
1 - 120mm Ammo Can
1 - 40mm (preferred), or 50 caliber, Ammo Can
1 - Plastic tub at least twice the size of the 40mm Ammo Box
1 - Grill Surface Thermometer
4 - Screw/band hose clamps - 1 5/16" to 2 1/4"
4 - 1/2" barb/nipple to 1/2" pipe thread
1 - 1/2" T connector
1 - 1/2" Thread to 1/2" Thread
1 - 1/2" Ball Valve (female on both sides)
1 - 1/2" Union
1 - 1 1/2" threaded pipe, 6" long
1 - 1 1/2" threaded pipe, 3" long
1 - Tube of High-temperature, red, RTV silicon sealant (NAPA Part # 81160)
1 - Sheet of Metal Mesh
1 - 6' long, 2" Diameter, High Temperature Silicone 2-ply (lined) Air Duct Hose (available from https://www.pegasusautoracing.com, Part #3631)
1 - 6' long, 1/2" diameter high-temperature tubing

TOOLS NEEDED (per above YouTube Video):
2" Metal Hole Saw Bit
Tape Measure
Cresent wrench
Leather Gloves
Cloth Gloves
2 - Cut-off wheels
Drill
1/2" Drill Bit
Grinder and wheel
Face Shield
Safety Glasses
Welder (see video for other options)

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