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  • Repairing Cracks in a Masonry Heater Facing

    Cheryl B <cherylb@gmail.com> Good morning, We had a masonry heater installed about eight years ago and when heating it for the first time we warmed it just a bit too quickly.  Nothing catastrophic happened but now we are wanting to repoint the cracks.  I...

    Outside air for slab on grade

    Air exits into ashbox, just below firebox floor. The base slab on this contraflow heater is 4″ thick precast vermiculite concrete, and is easy to cut. This allows considerable leeway in routing out a channel on the underside of the base slab, if necessary, to...

    Contemporary style heater by Alex Chernov

      from:  Alex Chernov <alex_stovemaster(at)yahoo.ca> date:  Fri, Oct 11, 2013 subject:  another contemporary-style heater Hi Norbert. Wanted to share these pics. It is a see-through double-bell with large heated platform and heated backrest with a black...

    How clean does a properly operated masonry heater burn?

    From: John Bell <bell.john(at)something.com> Date: Friday, October 11, 2013 Subject: sooty hand Norbert  This is the beginning of the fifth season of full time house heating with our heat kit. I put my hand as far down the chimney as it would go and rubbed it...

    Good Pizza Oven Discussion

    From the Yahoo MHAmembers list: From: Jon Santiago “jsant27(at)gmail.com” To: MHAmembers@yahoogroups.com Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2013 Subject: [MHAmembers] restaurant-class pizza oven Hello all, i’ve been inspired by the recent spate of posting...