The Log Book

AU$ 15.95

Getting the best from your wood burning stove

Second Edition

Will Rolls

The Log Book is an easy guide to all you need to know about wood burning stoves. Over 30,000 copies sold!

Using a wood burning stove effectively is both an art and a science. In this friendly, comprehensive guide, chartered forester and woodfuel expert Will Rolls talks the reader through the theory and practice of getting the best results from their stove. From finding the fuel and seasoning it, to lighting the stove and operating it cleanly, this book describes the best techniques for looking after your log stove.

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The Log Book covers log suppliers, avoiding too much smoke and ash, checking fuel quality and picking the best wood for your fire. This second edition includes revisions and expanded information including:

  • A guide to choosing a stove
  • Information on accessories such as heat fans and temperature gauges
  • Tips for cleaning stove glass
  • Uses for wood ash

Product details

Published 2013
Permanent Publications

Paperback, 112 pages, b&w.
ISBN: 9781856231572

About the Author

Will Rolls first started in the biomass industry working for the Forestry Commission as a regional wood-fuel coordinator in the East Midlands in the UK. He moved to Forest Research in 2009 and currently works for the Biomass Energy Centre, a specialist technical-advisory unit providing impartial advice on wood-fuel and biomass production and use. The Log Book is a personal project in response to many inquiries from the public that show a poor level of understanding of how to use wood-burning stoves.

Additional information

Weight .255 kg
Dimensions 210 × 148 × 8 mm


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