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This book shows how to build a rocket mass heater, so you can enjoy overnight comfort from a brief evening fire.
This book shows how to build a rocket mass heater, so you can enjoy overnight comfort from a brief evening fire.
This book shows how to build a rocket mass heater, so you can enjoy overnight comfort from a brief evening fire.
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    WARMUP: For taking this first step, you're on our "nice" list for 2016. Check out the "Care and Feeding of Rocket Mass Heaters" mini-vid, and look forward to a new DIY project write-up each month, with buildable details and tested results. (Total of 8 projects for 2016).

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    PARTY PRIMER: Mini eBook showing 3 mini-stoves you can build for under $3, streaming video access to one of one of our crazier Fire Science Theater bonfire presentations, and recipes for Ernie's fabulous chocolate truffles (full cream or vegan at your discretion). Plus "Warmup" rewards.

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    DIRTY SECRETS: the "Primer" rewards, expanded to our full set of 6 stealthy, clean-burning cookstoves you can build for under $10 each; and our Builder's Guide to Mud (Earthen Masonry and Natural Finishes).

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    FIRE STARTER: the "Dirty Secrets" rewards plus two original digital booklets: "The Art of Fire," a great resource for camping and all forms of wood heat; and "Shelter," a summary of many different ways to stay warm. Great insights for sorting out your own heating needs and priorities.

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    ROCKET LAUNCHER: All the "Fire Starter" rewards, plus the eBook: one complete, digital copy of the Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide (in PDF, as soon as it's released by New Society).

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    THE BOOK-Early Bird: All the "Fire Starter" rewards, plus your very own perfect-bound paperback copy of the Builder's Guide.
    (Note: Does not include eBook.)

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    THE BOOK-Standard: All the "Fire Starter" rewards, plus your very own perfect-bound paperback copy of the Builder's Guide.
    (Note: Does not include eBook.)

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    BOOK PLUS 4: Your choice of paper book or e-book, + online access to the original Paul Wheaton 4-DVD workshop video set: Fire Science, Sneaky Heat, Hot Rocket, and Boom Squish. And the Fire Starter rewards.

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    The BOOK - UK edition, early bird!
    You get the "Fire Starter" rewards, an early-release paperback of the UK edition, and because we've included shipping within the UK, you qualify for those Serious Builder bonus rewards from our stretch goals. Available in UK, AU, NZ, EU.

    (The eBook is not included. See FAQ to include eBook for an additional $21.)

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    The BOOK - UK edition!
    You get the "Fire Starter" rewards, the paperback UK edition, and because we've included shipping within the UK, you qualify for those Serious Builder bonus rewards from our stretch goals. Available in UK, AU, NZ, EU.

    (The eBook is not included. See FAQ to include eBook for an additional $21.)

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    eBOOK + 1 PLAN: The e-Book, + a copy of our newest plan set, the Greenhouse 8" Heater. (30+ pages, includes passive solar, damp-tolerant, and bypass fabrication details.) And you get the "Fire Starter" digital rewards. Here's looking at EU, Lesley!

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    BOOK + 1 PLAN: Paperback book or e-book, + a copy of our newest plan set, the Greenhouse 8" Heater. (30+ pages, includes passive solar, damp-tolerant, and bypass fabrication details.) And you get the "Fire Starter" digital rewards.

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    THE BOOK plus eBOOK: One of each, plus the "Fire Starter" rewards. Enjoy!

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    VILLAGE VIDEO by Mail: The "Fire Starter" rewards, the paperback Builder's Guide, and your own DVD copy of "How to Build Rocket Mass Heaters with Ernie and Erica" from Village Video.

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    DIGI-DATA PATRON: The "Rocket Launcher" rewards including e-Book; plus all the current as-built plan sets in PDF.
    That's The Art of Fire, the Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide, and 6 complete plan sets with as-built drawings of our Annex 6", Bonny 8", Cabin 8", Daybed 6", Ely 8", and Greenhouse 8". (Yes, the last two haven't been officially released yet.)
    (Internationaly accessible: does not include any DVDs or physical books, and a great way to support our ongoing research).

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    BOOK plus DIGI-DATA: The paperback Book; Fire Starter rewards; plus all 6 current as-built plan sets in PDF.
    That's the physical Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide, and digital versions of The Art of Fire, Shelter, mini-stove plans, truffle recipe, Fire Science and Care and Feeding videos online, and 6 complete plan sets with as-built drawings of our Annex 6", Bonny 8", Cabin 8", Daybed 6", Ely 8", and Greenhouse 8". (Yes, the last two haven't been officially released yet.)

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    BOOK + VID + DIGI-PLANS: The paperback Book; "How to Build" Village Video DVD; all 6 current as-built plan sets in PDF. plus Fire Starter rewards.
    That's the physical Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide, the physical DVD "How to Build Rocket Mass Heaters with Ernie and Erica," and digital versions of The Art of Fire, Shelter, mini-stove plans, truffle recipe, Fire Science and Care and Feeding videos online, and 6 complete plan sets with as-built drawings of our Annex 6", Bonny 8", Cabin 8", Daybed 6", Ely 8", and Greenhouse 8". (Yes, the last two haven't been officially released yet.)
    (Does not include eBook. To add eBook to this pledge level, add $21; see FAQ.)

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    AUTOGRAPHED ACCESS: The "Digi-Data" rewards, but instead of the e-book you get an autographed, paperback Builder's Guide, plus one hour of private consultation with Ernie and Erica (by phone or email, valid through December 2017).

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    VILLAGE BUNDLE: All the "Fire Starter" rewards, one Village Video How-To DVD, four Paul Wheaton DVDs, and two printed copies of the Builder's Guide.

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    PATRON BUNDLE: All the "Digi-data" rewards including eBook, 6 plan sets, and fire-starter rewards, + the "Village Video" rewards including printed book and How-To DVD, + streaming access to the Paul Wheaton 4-DVD set. Oh, and just because Jami and Danny said so, we'll autograph your copy of the Builder's Guide with a muddy Ernie thumb-print.

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    ARTS PATRON: The "Autographed Access" package plus a signed and numbered print from the project illustrators. Limited to ten art-quality prints for each selected illustration.

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    BUILDER TRAINING PACK: Beyond the basics, for muddy-hands people. Digi-data rewards including eBook, a physical copy of the Builder's Guide autographed with a muddy Ernie thumb-print, and you'll be invited to join us for a multi-day, intensive hands-on training. (Choice of dates and project(s) TBA. Most training options will be in the USA. Offer does not include travel costs or other expenses.)

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    RESEARCH SPONSOR: The Digi Data Patron rewards above, with complete, unvarnished project reports from all research and testing we accomplish in 2016 and 2017.
    (This sponsorship level is directly targeted toward our research-related stretch goals.) Your name or business will be acknowledged in public research announcements.

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    EVENT SPONSOR: You may host your own local workshop, speaking event, or private work-party for your friends with Ernie and Erica. Redeemable in 2016 or 2017 by arrangement. (Terms and conditions apply - additional costs may include materials and travel expenses. You may also choose to attend some select event(s) instead of organizing an event. Please contact us to discuss details before pledging on this reward.)

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    LAB SPONSOR: You want us to stop scrabbling and putting out other people's fires, and focus on some critical R&D - that project you think we should move from the back burner to top priority. You're willing to buy us some equipment, materials, better lab facilities, and/or hired help to make sure it happens by 2017. Bless you. We'll put your name over the door to our testing lab, and acknowledge it in project reports. Oh, and you can have your choice of the rewards packages. 3 doors available, front and back.

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