“All Stainless Steel” Construction, Made in USA. The Diamond Holes are designed to let some pellets fall thru to aid airflow and fire start. Wood Stove chimney’s needs to be “Pre-heated”. The wood Stove chimney has to have 2 hundreth to 4 hundreth draft for best Burn. Preheat the inside of the. Stoves chimney pipe to help get a sluggish chimney updraft going. You can use a blow torch, or a hair dryer. ” I like to use a propane mini turbine “?? Heats stove pipe fast. To start pellets burning. Use starter wafers on top, and or blow torch to light pellets under basket and on top. Crack stove door open till fire gets going good. Also air intake full open. Then when temp meter is showing in the red zone, you can start closing air intake a little to keep fire burning longer. Comparison of firewood and wood pellets. Firewood has a larger volume. Thus wood pellets are. More convenient in transporting and storage. With the uniform size, there is no. Need of extra processing of the wood pellets. Will save more time and labor to use wood pellets. No Electricity needed or wood chopping. This item is in the category “Home & Garden\Home Improvement\Heating, Cooling & Air\Fireplaces & Stoves\Fireplace & Stove Accessories”. The seller is “tbronson” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.