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From Amazon: "Turn wood into free fuel. The Wood Gasifier Builder's Bible is a step-by-step construction manual to build a powerful woodgas generator with advanced features, yet needing only a minimal build budget. Wood gasification extracts the stored sunlight in wood to create a gaseous biofuel rich in hydrogen. It's like having your own personal scale natural gas refinery.

How would you like to make your own free fuel... for life? Cut your utility bills, alt fuel vehicles and farm equipment or just go way off-grid. It's all possible using locally available wood you can pick up off the ground and a little known technology that helped kick off the Industrial Revolution. Does it work? It powered 1 million installations in Europe during WW2 and saved the continent. Now, this new book builds on those traditional WW2 designs and improves them dramatically with automation and advanced heat recycling for better performance and stronger, cleaner gas. This book is for you if you are a: biofueler, solar panel owner, back to the lander, off-gridder, hydrocarbon hacker, hydrogen enthusiast, prepper, patriot, survivalist, permaculturalist, welder, engineer, fabricator, blacksmith, wood worker, alternative fuel researcher, WW2 buff, inventor, tinkerer, or just a curious minded problem solver.

Finally a construction manual that spells it out step-by-step and divulges the secrets to the lost art of wood gasifier construction in easy to follow detail. A must-have book in your library. Do it right the first time and save enormous amounts of time and money. The Wood Gasifier Builder's Bible will show you how."

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Also check out his wood gas crash course videos in his channel on YouTube.



 
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Thank you for featuring the book. I think it's going to help a lot of people.
Cheers,
Ben
 
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This book is now on scubbly for only 37 bucks! Help out the empire and buy them through this link!
 
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Question... I watched the videos, very interesting.. Probably beyond my skill set. ... I wonder how much it would be to buy a completed one from him??? . Thanks Giselle

 
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Giselle Burningham wrote:Question... I watched the videos, very interesting.. Probably beyond my skill set. ... I wonder how much it would be to buy a completed one from him??? . Thanks Giselle



Ben Peterson is the founder of Victory Gasworks but he recently sold his company. It's am not sure he is in the business anymore but I know others who are. Vulcan Gasifier makes their own systems here that perform similar function. If you want this particular build in the book than you might want to purchase the book and link up with a handy DIYer because it requires some machining/welding skills.
 
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Cassie
I have been waiting for this book for a couple of years glad to buy it.
You might post by the BUY link that it is a digital download copy not a hard copy book.
I missed it when I purchased thinking I was getting a book, download is still OK!
Thanks
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When I go through that link it takes me to quick express checkout but doesn't give shipping cost. How much for shipping to Canada?
 
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Kris Arbanas wrote:When I go through that link it takes me to quick express checkout but doesn't give shipping cost. How much for shipping to Canada?



It's a digital download so there is no shipping, it goes to your computer. If you want a hard copy I think you have to go to his website or Amazon.
 
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Bob Jordan wrote:Cassie
I have been waiting for this book for a couple of years glad to buy it.
You might post by the BUY link that it is a digital download copy not a hard copy book.
I missed it when I purchased thinking I was getting a book, download is still OK!
Thanks
Bob Jordan



I am sorry Bob. For anyone who wants to buy the physical copy, click here!!
 
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Why do they have to use paypal? I would like to purchase the book but it will cost me about $150 due to having holds on my account since someone initiated a charge back almost two months after the sale (they received the product). Hopefully that issue will be resolved soon so I can purchase the book.
 
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This is super cool! It is now on my very long list of books to purchase. Hopefully I will be able to afford this one soon. It is now closer to the top of the list than most. Kim
 
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Admin: I need the purchasing link for Permies updated on this thread. Thanks.
 
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Amedean, what exactly do you mean?
 
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Cassie Langstraat wrote:Amedean, what exactly do you mean?



Odd, it was not working on my computer earlier. Oh well, thanks anyways! I guess my computer was being a stubborn mule.
 
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8 out of 10 Acorns

This is an easy-to-follow, step by step guide to building your own gasifier. I haven't read up on how gasifiers work, but I sure know how to make one now. This harkens to my days of playing with k'nex and legos and those easily understood picture diagrams: each step has a picture of the assembly as it is built with zoom-ins of of the tricky parts. The pictures are great and the large font is nice on the eyes.

I would have liked a bit more information about how gasifiers work and what each part does what. As an engineer, I unable to modify (and, dare I say, possibly improve) the plans without any knowledge of the internal functions. However, I gathered from the introduction that the theory behind how they work is readily available online, but the actual building steps are vague and hard to find. So the book accomplishes its purpose, but for a second edition, it would be nice to learn a bit more about how they work.

Thanks for the +20,000 hours of experience that you are sharing with the world in book format Ben Peterson!
 
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I've wanted to build one of these for a while. Perhaps this summer will be it!

 
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Thanks for the link to amazon.. I need to buy the hard copy as I am giving to a mechanic to build it for us.. he is in the bush with no internet.. but before I buy this via amazon.. what am I missing not getting the e book as you list the following... ....******** New for 2015 ********
We just added a 26 page bonus set of assembly drawings. They are beautiful and go perfectly with the book. Enjoy!....

Thanks giselle
 
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Bens Updated book is still on sale come Friday it'll be $38

http://www.woodgasifierplans.com/new
 
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