Jotul F3 stove

Overall Rating:

4 flames

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Jotul F3 stove

The Jotul F3 is a wood burner - the wood burns on a bed of ashes without an ash pan and grate.

This stove is available with a clear glass window or a lattice door.

You can have the Jotul F3 in enamel finishes.

There is an optional multi fuel kit available


there is a clean burn & a standard model.

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4.5 flames
Quality of finish 4.5 flames
Value for money 3.5 flames
Ease of use 4 flames
Ease of lighting 4 flames
Firebox size 4 flames
How well does the airwash work 4 flames
Controllability 4 flames
Handle operation 4 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 3.5 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames

Most Recent Review

  • Poor Warranty

    Derek Coombes 8 months ago

    I have two F3 stoves - the first was purchased 12 years ago - brilliant bit of kit, no problems and excellent build quality. The second was purchased 3 years ago - totally different story. The... []

    Stove expert replied: Always worth reading the small print on any warranty not only when purchasing a stove. Consumable items will not be covered, these include, liners, glass, baffle plates etc

    Overall rating:

    2.5 flames

Most Popular Review

  • JOTUL F3

    MARK ADORIAN 5 years ago

    This is a great stove that really packs a punch in terms of heat output. Looks great, small enough to fit nicely in a standard fireplace so does not encroach on room space. Very efficient and... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

More reviews for Jotul F3 stove (page 1 of 2)

  • brilliant

    Fiona Otter 9 months ago

    I bought my Jotul F3 cleanburn about eight years ago, I have to say it's the best money I've ever spent. I did a lot of research before deciding on this stove. I felt it was the most versatile... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Great stove, sparse maintenance information

    DavidLaird one year ago

    Had the stove for two years and it performs superbly, heating several rooms, although the window does not stay clean (probably my fault). Jotul site gives good general advice but you have to... []

    Stove expert replied: 4.1 Replacing the Air Chamber Remove the door to avoid any damages to the glass or enamel. Disconnect the top plate of Jøtul F 3. This is connected to the side plates with 2 collar head screws - one on each side. See fig. 3. Remove these with the Allen key which are supplied with the stove. In the case of side/rear connection, the following should be done: Unscrew the heat shield (fig. 4B). It will then be possible to use a screw driver to keep in place the screw which is situated there. 2. Unscrew the nuts under the air chamber at the back edge (towards the back wall), one on each side (fig. 8). 3. The air chamber is fastened at the front to the side burn plates with the screws (fig. 9). These are loosened and the air chamber can then be lifted out from above. 1. In the case of top connection, the following should be done: • • Lift out the ash moulding (the log stopper). The air chamber is lifted out through the door opening with one hand, while at the same time flipping in and pulling out the one of the side burn plates. The air chamber may now be lowered diagonally and twisted out via the door opening. Assembly of a new air chamber Follow the same procedure in reverse order. Page 24 of the manual for servicing procedures.

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • problem with smoking

    Louise Bell one year ago

    I was interested to read the review by Bob as we've had a similar experience with our Jotul F3. We bought it second hand & for the first year or so it worked brilliantly. Then it started smoking... []

    Stove expert replied: Please check that the internal baffle plate has not become distorted as this can cause smoke problems, at the same time check all seals to insure they still function. The weather can be a factor but a cowl may well overcome this problem.

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Great Stove to Heat My Room

    Jane Foden one year ago

    Bought this in blue black enamel to replace a severely under performing Harmony 23 and I could not be happier. The stove heats up quickly and in turn is heating the room very well and it is... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Jotul 3 CB Smoking Dragon

    Bob one year ago

    I bought this stove back in 1999 thinking the company had been around awhile and should make a good product. I wanted to be a happy owner and could have given it a good review when I first bought... []

    Stove expert replied: Have you got trees surrounding the property which have grown that could be caausing the problem. Might be worth getting the flue checked as this may need lining! Seems strange that it worked well inititially, very disappointing!

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

  • jotul f3

    Paul Cox 2 years ago

    Bought blue black f3 on Ebay.Finish looks a million dollars.After installation in inglenook the room was immediately warmer as a big vent shaft had been closed off. I was concerned the stove... []

    Stove expert replied: Good feedback for this model and seems it produces all the heat required. A happy customer.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Not good for burning coal

    Tom Davies 3 years ago

    I'm submitting this review based on use of an F3 MF on a long weekend in a cottage in Suffolk. There was plenty of Taybrite supplied at the cottage, so that's what we used. In comparison to... []

    Stove expert replied: If the stove was maintained and the gasket was in place I am sure that there would be more control. Difficult to judge on a weekends use!! Is it a fair review?

    Overall rating:

    3.5 flames

  • Jotul F3 Multifuel

    Paulmortimer-lee 3 years ago

    We have our F3 in a Georgian house in Yorkshire. It replaced an open fire and is lightly brought forward in the hearth to aid air to the room.We have the multifuel version. We use the F3 with... []

    Stove expert replied: Nice fair review of this stove. External riddling mechanism a real bonus and much easier to operate.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Fantastic stove

    Anoop Aggarwal 3 years ago

    Great build quality stove and very easy to light. I've got the blue-black enamel one although you can barely tell its got any blueish tint to it. This is my first stove so haven't got a lot... []

    Stove expert replied: Fair review for a new stove, would be interested when you have more experience what the review would be!!

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

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