Waste oil heater

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The Waste Oil Heater is a hot water heater re-purposed to act as a low cost space heater.

Waste Oil Heater
Information
Owner Group
Version 1.0
Status In Progress
Started On 2011-11-01
Cost $80


Overview

The burner is intended to be made out of an used hot water heater, burn waste oil, and provide free heat to the shop. It is expected to run in excess of 500 ℉ (260 ℃) on the outside of the tank, and burn roughly 1 quart of oil an hour.