55 Gallon Sealed Drum for Barrel Stove Kits - Unfinished

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Can I build a Wood Burning Stove? YES, use the 55 Gallon Steel Drum Barrel to build your stove!

This 55 Gallon Sealed Drum is the perfect to use with a Barrel Stove Kit to heat your home efficiently and affordably. Barrel Stoves are constructed from a steel barrel and can be used with a variety of different types of combustible fuels, including wood, pellets, and coal. 

This stove is 23 inches wide, 23 inches deep, and 35 inches high. Weighing in at 44 lbs, it is made of heavy duty steel that is 18 gauge on the top and bottom and 20 gauge on the body to ensure longer performance and durability. It is unpainted and bead blasted, so it is ready to use! This drum is designed to be used specifically with Barrel Stove Kits and its heavy duty steel construction will stand up to anything you can throw at it. Get the job done right the first time with this 55 Gallon Sealed Drum.

Barrel stoves are also incredibly easy to use. They require minimal maintenance and are easy to start. They are also relatively inexpensive and can be built from recycled materials. Barrel stoves are also a great way to repurpose an old existing steel barrel, giving it a new life instead of ending up in a landfill.

Overall, barrel stoves are a great way to heat your home efficiently, affordably, and with minimal maintenance. They are a great way to repurpose an old steel barrel and are sure to provide you with plenty of warmth and comfort.

Barrel Stove Kit Instructions and Review - How to install barrel stove kit

Installing a barrel stove kit is a relatively easy process that can be completed in a few simple steps. First, you will need to determine the size and shape of the barrel you will be using. This will determine the type of kit that you will need. Next, you will need to assemble the components of the kit according to the instructions. This usually involves attaching the firebricks, the flue, and the air intake. Once the components are assembled, you will need to line the barrel with the fire grate and add your fuel of choice. After that, the barrel can be lit and the heat will begin to circulate. It is important to take the necessary safety precautions when installing a barrel stove kit and to follow all instructions carefully.

Check out our Barrel Stove Kit Review Video that has over 2.5 MILLION Reviews on YouTube!

Shop all of our DIY Barrel Stove Products below:

Barrel Stove Kit- Made out of durable cast iron, this kit is perfect for anyone looking for a basic camp stove set-up. It fits both 30 and 55 gallon steel drums (not included) and comes with a cast iron feed door, legs, installation hardware, and a 6" flue with damper. Assembly is required, but it can be installed within a short amount of time by any handyman.

Double Barrel Stove Adapter Kit - This double barrel stove adapter kit allows you to attach a second 55 or 30 gallon steel drum to your existing barrel stove. This will trap additional flue gases, increase heat transfer, and boost the heat radiating area. All of this means you'll get more heat and warmth from your barrel stove.

Barrel Stove Kit Grate - This cast iron barrel stove grate is designed to improve the burn cycle of your fire by providing better air circulation. Measuring 26" Long x 10" Wide x 2 3/4" High, it will help your fire burn more efficiently and last longer.

Also Check out the Mr. Heater Cleveland Iron Works Camp Stove Starter and Double Barrel Expansion Kit

How do you start a fire in a barrel stove?

Starting a fire in a barrel stove is relatively simple and easy. To begin, make sure that the barrel has been properly insulated with firebricks to keep the fire contained and prevent heat from escaping. Then, add your fuel of choice (wood, pellets, or coal) to the firebox. Using a match or lighter, light the fuel and allow the fire to start burning. Once the fire is burning, adjust the air intake to allow the fire to burn at the desired temperature. Make sure to keep an eye on the fire, as the fuel can burn quickly if the air intake is too high.

How much heat does a barrel stove put out?

A barrel stove is capable of putting out a great deal of heat, depending on the size of the barrel and the type of fuel used. Generally speaking, a 55-gallon barrel stove can put out up to 40,000 BTU/hr of heat. This is enough heat to comfortably heat an area of up to 1,500 square feet. However, the heat output of a barrel stove can vary greatly depending on the size of the barrel and the type of fuel used.

What type of stove pipe do I need for a barrel wood stove?

The type of stove pipe you need for a barrel wood stove will depend on the size and shape of the barrel, as well as the type of fuel you plan on using. Generally speaking, you will need a double-wall stove pipe for wood stoves. This type of stove pipe is designed to create a more efficient burn and reduce the chances of smoke and creosote buildup. It is also important to make sure that the pipe is properly sized for the stove and has the correct diameter for the type of fuel you plan on using.

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  • Width: 23"
  • Depth: 23"
  • Height: 35"
  • Weight: 44 lbs
  • Unpainted and bead blasted ready for use
  • for use with Barrel Stove Kits
  • Material thickness: Top & Bottom: 18 Gauge. Body: 20 gauge
  • Heavy duty steel assures longer performance and durability
No Warranty
23.00 (in)
35.00 (in)
23.00 (in)
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