Corn burning stoves are similar to pellets stoves but use corn kernels as fuel instead. Most corn suppliers are located in the interior states, so these stoves are most useful in those areas. Corn is a fuel that burns clean and does not require a conventional chimney. You can vent corn stoves outdoors by using a type “L” or “B” double wall vent. Golden Grain sells stoves that have a range of 13,000 to 40,000 BTUs. Their corn stove models 1101 and 2004 are capable of heating most average homes. Northern Tool and Equipment also sells a corn stove for about $2000. Backwoods Home has a good but dated article about a first-hand experience with using a corn stove. Popular brands are: Brixby and Harman.
Corn Stoves Are Hot Too
October 13, 2005 by 1 Comment