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Newspaper Brick Maker

Item #17120626
12 reviews
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A great way to recycle newspapers and an invaluable tool used in parts of the world where firewood is not readily available. Compressed wet newspaper dries into 8-1/2" x 3-1/4" bricks that burn at the rate of about 4 per hour. Just soak newspaper (mix with sawdust and chopped grass if desired) and fill brick maker, then press down on handles. Remove brick and allow to dry, then use like wood in your stove.
  • Made of heavy painted steel
  • 10-1/4"L x 5-1/4"H
  • 5-3/4lb
  • Imported
Note: Paper bricks should not be used in a catalytic stove as the smoke may damage the catalyst.

Customer Reviews of Newspaper Brick Maker
Product Rating: 3.2 out of 5.0(12 reviews)
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- 7/9/2014
said: Jeff
"I purchased 2 of these after reading the reviews and looking it up online. They came shipped in their own box and when opened they seemed to be heavy duty construction. When I put them to use I was really disappointed. I used both machines for a total of 12 bricks. The bricks and idea are great. But the fact that I paid over 60$ for 12 bricks is an outrage. One of the machines had 2 rivets missing and only noticed when I tried to use it and the machine split in 2. The other machine was intact but due to the short rods used to compress the paper they were quickly bent with very little effort. They were not installed properly. 1/2" on one side and 1 1/2" on the other. So very poor craftsmanship. I will try to buy better materials to strengthen the machines. But I don't know if they will last much longer the way they were built. With the poor quality of the two products I've purchased here I have no faith in this company and all the products that I wanted and my wife wanted are no longer on our list from this site. If the company put as much effort into their product as they do in their catalogue they would be drowning in money."
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- 10/11/2012
said: Al Hamilton
"Not only poorly built but positively dangerous to use, one of the handles can, and does, slide off the cross bars of the press plate; if you're lucky you only nip your finger rather than lose it. The bottom plate and sides flex alarmingly. I presume from the low quality its made in China, but in that case why is it so expensive? Unfortunately the revues don't allow a zero rating so my revue rating is higher than it deserves."
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