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

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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

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Mt. Horeb SR-22 Bell Heater with black oven. Tulikivi Harmaja & 36×36″ PriorFire Fireplace.

Posted in Bakeoven, Black Oven, Cooking, Double Bell Heater, Fireplace, Heater Love, masonry fireplace, Masonry Heater, Masonry heater core, Masonry Heater Door, PriorFire Firebox, Rosin Firebox, Russian Bell Masonry Heater, SR-22 Core, Stone Fireplace, Stone masonry heater

Here are some updated final photo’s from the project down by Mt. Horeb WI.  We built one of our SR-22 masonry heating systems with a black oven and double bell heating chambers.  We also built a 36″x36″ PriorFire/Rosin style fireplace

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Gunflint Fireplace finished with local fieldstone and Gunflint slate.

Posted in Fireplace, Heater Love, masonry fireplace, Stone Fireplace, Taconite stone

We built this fireplace at Gunflint Lodge and finished the fireplace with local fieldstone and Gunflint slate.  Bruce, the owner of Gunflint Lodge gave us some creative leeway to come up with a unique design for one of his cabins.

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Christensen SR-18 see-thru masonry heater Finished in Custom Alberene Soapstone with a 4 sided bench

Posted in 4-sided hearth, Custom masonry heater core, Heater Love, J Loop, masonry fireplace, Masonry Heater, Masonry heater core, see-thru firebox, Soapstone, SR-18 core, top vented masonry heater, wood box

We built this custom soapstone masonry heater for a client near Duluth MN.  The Christensens loved one of the custom Tulikivi masonry heater designs that Ron Phil in MT designed but was way out of their budget.  This is one

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Simensen 36″ Rosin Fireplace finished with Fieldstone & Slate

Posted in Fireplace, masonry fireplace, Rosin Firebox, Taconite stone, Uncategorized

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Jordan Custom SR heater core system

Posted in Custom masonry heater core, Fireplace, masonry fireplace, Masonry Heater, Uncategorized

We designed and manufactured this custom J-Loop masonry heater core system for one of our students from a class up at North House Folk School.  He built it on his own and finished the heater with 3″ cmu block and

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Nisbet Corinthian Granite outdoor fireplace & kitchen.

Posted in Chimney, Cooking, Cookstove, Exterior, Exterior Veneer, Fireplace, masonry fireplace, Outdoor kitchen, Rumford, Stone Fireplace, Uncategorized

This outdoor fireplace and outdoor kitchen was built in the City of Duluth for a project working with BellaTerra Landscape doing the landscaping and design for the project.  We built a 36×36″ Rumford Style firebox for the fireplace.  The outdoor

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Rosenbloom 36″ Rosin fireplace. Corinthian Granite and massive hearth.

Posted in Fireplace, masonry fireplace, Rosin Firebox, Rumford, Stone Fireplace, Uncategorized

This fireplace has a 36″ Rosin Style firebox so it only requires a chimney ~50% of the standard Rumford style firebox.  Along with the curved aerodynamic nature of the firebox the resulting efficiency is about 60% greater than the typical

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