If you’re a guy who loves camping and spending a lot of time in nature, then you probably know the struggle of cooking. Not everybody knows how to make a Swedish fire torch, so your best solution is to improvise a barbecue or a stove in order to cook your meals.
You basically have two options: you can buy a small grill to carry with you all the time, or you can make one out of stones, bricks or even cans. Choose wisely because staying hungry for long is not an option!
For this Altoids tin grill, you only need 1 Altoids Sours tin, some metal computer fan guard and, of course, creativity. It will take you less than 30 minutes to built your own stove. Convenient much?
OK now, just because this is a mini version of the grill, it doesn’t mean that this survival stove won’t be useful in case you haven’t got any other options. As for the building part, only the bending step might be tricky.
Yes, we’ve heard it all before, alcohol doesn’t solve problems regarding daily life, but it could save you into the wild. And no, not by drinking because it could actually serve as fuel in your survival stove.
It is very easy to assemble the parts of this survival stove. Not only because you need few materials like 2 cans or so, but also because it cannot take you longer than 20 minutes.
Another survival stove made out of 2 beer cans. For this type of stove, it is recommended that you use fiberglass too, in case you have any.
This survival stove is another reason for what we’ve learned so far – i.e. that someday beer or soda cans might save our stomach or even our lives in the wild.
Most of you will be surprised to hear that bacon can be used as a kind of fuel. Well, this is happening when we’re referring to the Bacon Powered Lamp on which you can cook your extra fat bacon.
For this survival kit you will need 3 soda/beer cans, a knife, scissors, a marker and a pencil. It’s just that simple!
Don’t be deluded by its shape! Because this weird shape allows you to easily put the fuel newspaper ball inside the stove.
This is not only a stove, it can be used as a heater as well. The only problem is that you will need to gather many materials to get it done.
An old ammo can that can be easily re-purposed and changed into a super stove that uses 3 types of fuel.
A great handmade product that can be used not only for cooking food, but also for heating water or if you are more pretentious, even making your morning coffee.
It just can’t get easier than what you’re seeing right now. You can get it done in only 3 simple steps!
This Pyramid Wood Stove might look tricky but it’s actually very easy to build. Make sure you have paper and metal sheets nearby though.
As soon as you finish your beer don’t forget to put those cans aside. Maybe you will need them for the survival stove someday.
This one is called the Crisis Cooker and its main purpose is to serve as a stove in case of a disaster. This lightweight cooking device can function with charcoal, wood or propane.
The Hot Water Rocket is one dependable device. The great advantage when it comes to this model is that it allows water to heat very quickly. You can use it to make tea, coffee or boil dinner ingredients.
The Rocket stove is mainly popular because of its ability to heat the water extremely quickly. These stoves come in a great variety of models. A small bundle of sticks, dry leaves or twigs can be used to start a sustainable fire.
The Rocket Mass Heater is a variation of the Rocket Stove, but comes in a larger size. You need to use wood to keep this model working and it can also work as a heating system.
The barrel stove is dedicated for those people with a DIY mindset. Not only you can use it as a food heater or water purifier, but also as a heater for your dwelling.
A single log stove is a great method to improvise when you’re out of ideas. This stove is safe and practical because the flame is contained in the log.
The hobo stove is a cooking system which consists of a can with a cut bottom. This model is very useful because it’s lightweight and portable.
This is proof that human creativity is a land full of possibilities. Or it might be just another day for an engineer.
Another original idea to improvise a stove is by building it with bricks and let just enough space in the middle to allow air flow.
Another variation of a concrete stove that looks more compact. This shows that human intelligence and skill go a long way.