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how to build hearth pad that will support 475lb stove?

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by cliff88, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. cliff88

    cliff88 New Member

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    The r value has to be 1.5 so i want a 1 inch ventilated air space. i wanted to use wonderboard on top of stell studs but i dont see how .5 in wonderboard will support my stove?

    also, why is this stove so heavy and with such big clearances. ie 20 inches on the sides to unprotected surface.




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  2. Highbeam

    Highbeam Minister of Fire

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    The wonderboard will support the stove so long as it is supported by sufficient steel studdage.
  3. pen

    pen There are some who call me...mod. Staff Member

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    why do you want an airspace under the stove? Are you just looking to elevate the unit?

    pen
  4. My Oslo heats my home

    My Oslo heats my home Minister of Fire

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    My inspector made me put in additional supports (2-3" lolly columns) underneath the stove as well. Not sure what my Oslo weights compared to yours but I'm glad I did
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