#711: Loglife

I invested in a woodburning stove recently. One difficulty in using it is that it’s easy to forget to throw another log in until the decrease in room temperature alerts me to the need for one…there is then a delay whilst the stove (and room) gets back up to working temperature.

Logs last for a time which, roughly, depends on both their size and the current temperature of the stove. Today’s invention is a simple electronic device which would monitor both the decrease in weight of the logbasket and the stove temperature.

It would thus be able to calculate the stove-life of a given input of wood and issue an alert (preferably direct to my desktop) when that period was about to end.

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