Curing fire schedule for a new Masonry Heater

Posted in Curing Fires for masonry heater or oven, Education, Masonry Heater, Masonry heater core, SR Refractory cast core system

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


Luhrsen Lake Superior Stone Fireplace

Posted in Fireplace, Heater Love, masonry fireplace, PriorFire Firebox, Rosin Firebox, Stone Fireplace

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


Cook Lake 48″ PriorFire Fireplace Retrofit

Posted in Fireplace, masonry fireplace, PriorFire Firebox, Restoration, Rosin Firebox

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