The 'Pope' Charcoal Kiln
How to make charcoal - instructions below.
Practise makes perfect and soon you will be able to make Home Made Charcoal from spare wood offcuts and Kiln dried wood logs to your choice. This activity is becoming more popular as people have desire to become more self sufficient.
The Pope Charcoal Kiln gets its name from the white smoke rising from the chimney when the election of a new Pope is announced.
Solid steel portable charcoal burner suitable for charring logs for burning on log fires and for charcoal making.
The Portable Pope Charcoal Kiln in these picture measures 90cm high and 80cm in diameter.The weight of the solid steel body is about 23 Kg so the Pope is good for moving to a different site when coppicing in different areas.
Parts include four feet, two chimneys, a lid and a kiln body. Depending upon the size of the kiln and the nukber of feet supplied, the Pope \kiln comes with half as many chimneys as feet. During burning alternate chimneys are used for drawing off the white steam before closing down the kiln for the closed burn.
If you want a kiln of a different size we will be happy to give a quotation on request.
Points to remember. Personal safety
Use Safety goggles for cutting the wood and, later if you are likely to be in the line of smoke
Wear a mask if you are likely to inhale smoke.
Wear Suitable shoes/boots
Keep small children under control
Before you begin
Make sure that the kiln is not situated near a well used path or near anything that could be affected by the heat and smoke given off.
Process of lighting the kiln
DO NOT OPEN IN UNDER 24 HOURS
If the kiln is opened too soon it could ignite or even explode if the temperature is too high.
Delivery about 2 weeks. Cost of delivery not included. Can collect. Shipped on one pallet charged at cost to destination, contact us for quote 01254 820088.Normally about £45.00 - £50.00
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