Coal Bin

Coal Bin

PostBy: paving2007 On: Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:22 am

How Big Would I Have To Build A Coal Bin To Hold 1-2 Tons Of Nut Coal
Looking To Build One This Week In Basement
paving2007
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Fire Boss
Stove/Furnace Model: Wood/Coal Fireplace Insert

PostBy: Richard S. On: Mon Feb 05, 2007 11:35 am

Approximately 40 cubic feet per ton, actual volume can vary slightly depending on the coal and the size of the coal. If you want to save yourself some trouble and you have the space build it out of 4 sheets of plywood, 4X4X8. That will hold just about hold 3 tons.
Richard S.
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: Van Wert VA1200
Coal Size/Type: Buckwheat/Anthracite