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2019 MHA Annual Meeting at Wildacres Retreat

Page Index:
Presentations and Ceremonies
Air Gap Heater with North American materials
Beginner's Double Bell Heater
Squirrel Tail Oven
Pat Manley Oven
Masonry Skills
Pizza Party


At the end of the business meeting, elections were held.
The new Board, from left to right:

Boris Kukolj (Secretary), Chris Prior (President), Chris Springer (Vice President), Jon Santiago (Member at Large),
Jason Temple (Member at Large), John Rousseau (Treasurer), David Zeltwanger (Member at Large).

Ron Pihl heads the new MHA Regulatory Committee

Jon Nilsson, a soil scientist at, presented a very informative lecture on biochar.

Olympia donated a new permanent chimney for the gazebo and presented a workshop on installation.

Jessica Steinhauser did a presentation on the history of the Kachelofen

Tara Lancaster did a presentation on the historical Kacheloefen at Old Salem village in North Carolina.

New MHA Certified Heater Mason Jon Santiago

New MHA Certified Heater Mason Patrick Sieben.

Jim Frisch and Derek Frisch instructed the HMED training session.
Here, Jim is checking the new hands-on test for heater mason certification.
It has been changed from bricklaying a section of chimney, to a firebrick test.

(Photo missing):  Eric Moshier was this year's recipient of the Jerry Frisch Award.

Damien Lehmann from the French Masonry Heater Association presented results from recent testing for the
open source heater calculator project.

See also:

2018 Photo Report

2017 Photo Report

2016 Photo Report

2015 Photo Report

2014 Photo Report

2013 Photo Report

2012 Photo Report

2011 Photo Report

2010 Photo Report

2009 Photo Report

2008 Photo Report

2007 Photo Report
2006 Photo Report
2004 Photo Report
2003 Photo Report
2002 Photo Report
2001 Photo Report
2000 Photo Report
1999 Photo Report
1998 Photo Report
1997 Photo Report

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