The Fire Within

Bill Gurstelle’s new book of experiments encourages playing with fire—the better to understand it.

Check out these how-to videos from the DIY king himself, based on experiments described in his new book, The Practical Pyromaniac (Chicago Review Press, $16.95).

The Fire Tornado:


The Flame Tube:


The One Candle Power Engine:

For more about Bill Gurstelle, read “Burn After Reading.”