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Offline pap rika

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Homemade wood fired wok burner
« on: April 01, 2019, 01:48 AM »
Check this kit out. In particular the output at 14.54 of video https://youtu.be/nBKGW3Fumhc

Regards paprika.

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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2019, 10:00 AM »
Wow! Not a little effort went into that construction, but bucketloads of ingenuity and skill!

Reminds me a little of my trusty Swiss Army Volcano Cooker that I use for the fishing.



Cleary, not on the same scale, but similar functionality.

Thanks for posting!


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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2019, 02:50 PM »
A brilliant and inspiring video, made by someone who is not only a skilled metal-worker but who also possess (and wears) the necessary and appropriate safety gear for each phase of the operation, but why oh why that mind-numbing background "muzak" rather than a helpful and informative voice-over narration ?

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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2019, 08:11 PM »
Three comments:
1. Given the high heat output, it's probably necessary to add more wood every few minutes so it could be inconvenient, even for cooking a single dish,
2. I liked the music, especially the first track.
3..The video was well made and self-explanatory, A commentary would have added very little.


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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2019, 08:42 PM »
2. I liked the music, especially the first track.

Musical taste is a very personal matter, but what (if anything) did you feel that the music added to the video, and what (if anything) would you consider its relevance ?

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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2019, 10:36 PM »
Phil - you make it sound like an examination question and, I;m sorry, but academic discussions no longer interest me,

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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2019, 08:11 AM »
"In the absence of any testimony or submission of evidence by the defence, the prosecution rests its case".


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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2019, 08:57 AM »
I thought the film was well made, having the music as a narrative reminded me of the television transmission colour test film "Home Made Car", the only thing i picked up was after all that good engineering the wok had not been properly seasoned.  :)

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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2019, 01:07 PM »
Great video, thanks for sharing. Haven't been so hooked since I spent 40 mins watching some guy woodworking with chisels.  :)

@ Phil, I also liked it that he used proper safety gear. Probably the reason he has reached retirement in such good health :)

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Re: Homemade wood fired wok burner
« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2019, 02:39 PM »
Three comments:
1. Given the high heat output, it's probably necessary to add more wood every few minutes so it could be inconvenient, even for cooking a single dish,

Hi George thanks for the response. Despite being labelled as a wood fired burner I could see it being fired with another heat source such as coal/charcoal. Greatly extending its capabilities and uses between replenishment.

Regards pap rika.



 

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