Making charcoal is surprisingly easy.  But it is not something you want to do in your backyard except in small quantities.  The method I describe here is what is known as the retort or indirect method.

Making charcoal is surprisingly easy. But it is not something you want to do in your backyard except in small quantities. The method I describe here is what is known as the retort or indirect method.

If you're living through a disaster, you can't just run to the store for charcoal. You'll need to make your own. Fortunately, it's not that hard to make.

9 Easy Steps to Make Your Own Charcoal

If you're living through a disaster, you can't just run to the store for charcoal. You'll need to make your own. Fortunately, it's not that hard to make.

Making Charcoal at Home. Free DIY Fuel.

Making Charcoal at Home. Free DIY Fuel

Making Charcoal at Home. Free DIY Fuel.

Charcoal is one of the most widely used art mediums.  Knowing how to make charcoal for drawing and sketching is a handy skill to have.  Now you can make your own artist charcoal at home and gain the satisfaction of saying, "I made it myself."  Plus your willow charcoal is of higher quality and more sustainable than anything you can buy at your artist supply store.

How to Make Willow Charcoal for Artists

Charcoal is one of the most widely used art mediums. Knowing how to make charcoal for drawing and sketching is a handy skill to have. Now you can make your own artist charcoal at home and gain the satisfaction of saying, "I made it myself." Plus your willow charcoal is of higher quality and more sustainable than anything you can buy at your artist supply store.

For most of us charcoal means one thing – barbecues! But good quality home made charcoal can also be used to make effective DIY water filters and it can also be used to treat poisoning when consumed in small quantities (make sure you know what…

How To Make Your Own Charcoal

For most of us charcoal means one thing – barbecues! But good quality home made charcoal can also be used to make effective DIY water filters and it can also be used to treat poisoning when consumed in small quantities (make sure you know what…

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