So you want a masonry heater? These are the steps for planning and various options. Is this a retrofit or new construction? What is the supporting floor made from? Will it be able to hold 5+ tons of additional weight?
Eric Moshier teaches Masonry Heater Building and Rocket Stove Workshops at the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, MN
This is the curing fire schedule that we recommend all of our clients use for curing a new masonry heater. You basically want to start out small with your fires and gradually add ~ 3-5# of wood per day. You
The stone for this project was hand picked by the Luhrsens at various locations along Lake Superior. We designed a Rosin Style 36″x36″ PriorFire Firebox into this fireplace because this is one of the most efficient open hearth fireboxes that
We upgraded the inefficient existing fireplace that the homeowners originally had to a much more efficient PriorFire/Rosin style firebox. We also relined the chimney with a smaller 9″ flexible stainless steel chimney and insulated the extra space between the new