2012 MHA Design/Build Contest
Thank you to judges Stephen Bushway, current president, and Glen Overk, and Norbert Senf, both past presidents of MHA.The following are the winners of the 2012 Contest:
Masonry Heater Category
First Place: Dan Givens Stonecastle Masonry, Ltd. Ester AK PH 907-474-3465 firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Place: Jessica Steinhauser, Stonehouse Pottery, Guelph, Ontario, CA 519-836-4326 www.stonehousepottery.com Custom tile design and construction by Jessia Steinhouser. Jessica is a professional potter and tile maker. _____________________________________________________
Third Place: Custom stone masonry eater and bake oven by Paul Anderson, Dale Anderson Masonry, Inc., Allenton, WI 53002 www.damasonry.com
Bake Oven Category
First Place: Historic oven rebuild by project by Mike Wurzbacher and Walt Kelly Mike Wurzbacher, Squirrel Tail Ovens, Red Lion, PA www.squirreltailovens.org email@example.com and Walt Kelly, Fire and Stone Masonry, Danville, PA 17821 PH 570-275-2619 firstname.lastname@example.org _________________________________________________________
Second Place: Adobe and brick finished wood-fired bake oven with wood bin by Max and Eva Edleson, Firespeaking, Deadwood, Oregon Ph 541-964-3536 www.firespeaking.com
Outdoor kitchen project by Hendrick Lepel
First Place: Hendrick Lepel, Bakehus, Ireland/Germany Ph 00353 86 8838400 www.bakehus.com This custom designed mediterranean Outdoor Kitchen by Hendrik Lepel consists of an open bar area, a chef’s kitchen with a stainless steel charcoal grill and pizza oven as well as a dining area with a Rumford fireplace and a cozy seating corner. _________________________________________
Second Place: Dan Peltier and Jay Krabel, Design Masonry, LLC., Tomah, WI 64660Â PH 608-387-9449 www.designmasonryllc.com
Stone fireplace, 5″ thick stone hearth, mantels, valance arch with key stone, and Alder wood pillars. The 16′ wide shelf is 40 inches deep on the sides for future animal mounts. This project included two other fireplaces and the entire exterior of the house finished in Owens Corning Ledgestone mix.
Stone stream and waterfall by Dan Givens, Stonecastle Masonry, Ltd.
Third Place: Dan Givens, Stonecastle Masonry, Ltd, Ester AK 99725 PH 907-474-3465 www.damasonry.com ______________________________________
Other Entries worthy of mention:
Masonry heater/bake oven by Max and Eva Edleson, Firespeaking, Deadwood, Oregon 541-964-3536 www.firespeaking.com ________________________________
Man-made stone two-sided circulating fireplace and chimney by Gene Padgitt, HearthMasters, Inc.Kansas City, MIssouri www.chimkc.com
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