tools & equipment: manufacturing process; textile tool

Lid for stand of a batik stove made from metal. The textile tool consists of a lid to cover the fuel container with attached wicks, and a burner. 4 metal tubes secure the platform of the burner on the lid. They can be adjusted by a lever situated to one side of the lid. The part of the lever running underneath the lid connects to a metal disk. This is attached to 4 narrow metal tubes feeding the 4 twisted, cotton-fibre wicks through the wider tubes. The burner itself is surrounded by 3 rings slotted tightly onto fittings on the platform. The inner one is made from recyced packaging, has pierced sides. It is covered by a lid with a central opening. The middle ring is pierced as well. The wicks are fed into the space between the inner rings. The outer ring is the highest.

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