Hi, I decided to make a ceramic burner to replace the Sterno tray used to heat the boiler of my recently built oscillating steam engine. The Sterno worked OK but wasn't easily controlled, OK outdoors but really a bit too much heat for indoors, I could have made a smaller tray. Hopefully the photographs will explain its construction. The brass sheet used is really a little thick but it was all I had. It is all silver soldered. First the control valve from a gas torch was modified to take a pipe. Pipe connector. The brass sheet used. Cut into strips. Edges machined. First strips bent. Ready for first soldering. Soldered and ready for second soldering. Second soldering finished and pipe fitted but not soldered with the ceramic element to be used. Cutting the ceramic. Air holes drilled and tube soldered in. Ready for a test. Test using a No. 5 jet. General set up. As the burner worked OK the ceramic will be held in to it using a silicon sealant and some solid pipe work fitted. Regards Tony.