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The Masonry Heater Association
has designed, built and tested
seven masonry heater plans which are now available for purchase.
The portfolio includes seven sets of detailed plans for the:
|The Book of Masonry Stoves:
Rediscovering an Old Way of Warming
by David Lyle
The Book of Masonry Stoves
represents the first comprehensive survey ever published of all the
major types of masonry heating systems, ancient and modern.
Detailed plans and building information are include in the
book. As a complete introduction to masonry stoves, it will
help many people rediscover the economic and personal pleasures of
heating with wood - an old way of warming - using masonry
stoves. 192 pages.
MHA member Steve
Bushway has written an excellent manual on the current state of the art
in wood heating,
including new technology such as masonry heaters and EPA-certified woodstoves.
160 pages softcover.
Definitive work on hearth breads, including the most complete description of building a bread oven available in print.
Mandatory reading for bread fans. Extensively researched.
254 pages softcover. $32.00
by Kiko Denzer
Eight simple steps to a basic mud
oven. A clear and concise manual on building an
earth friendly oven that will bake your bread and
Covers all the details and also introduces you to building with earth... all you need to know about the materials and processes.
Paperback, 7 x 10, 132 pages $14.00
This 62-slide presentation describes the basics of how wood-burning masonry heaters work, suggested placement in new home construction, photos of different types of masonry heaters, and more. This presentation is designed for homeowners, builders, and for heater masons to present at trade shows or lectures. Watch on your computer or projector. $30.00
Masonry Fireplace and Chimney Handbook
(Third Edition) Now available...
The third edition of the Residential Masonry Fireplace and Chimney Handbook as published by the Masonry Institute of America is now available.
This in-depth resource should be considered a must-have for those involved in the construction of masonry fireplaces and masonry heaters. This revision includes a new section addressing masonry heaters and a multitude of drawings, diagrams and photos.
The 8 1/2 x 11, 174 page handbook includes codes and energy requirements, design, specifications and construction data for residential masonry fireplaces. $25.00