Great post....Im overseas in china working and bought all the stuff to make a couple of the stoves, though i barely got mine to boil the water, best alcohol i found was 96%, may have been the reason, i also couldnt come up with a windscrene of any type. Was a neat project though that passed the time on one of my days off, my chinese crew watched me build this and never figured out what it was until i placed the pot of water on it....it blew their mind! This post sparked my intrest in it and i looked up other projects on youtube to do.....thanks for the idea!
Also couldnt find any fiberglass to pack inside mine, you guys have an idea of something else i can put in there to use as a wick???? Fiberglass is hard to find in a country that doesnt insulate a damn thing, all the homes here built out of concrete, no use for fiberglass that i can find.