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How to tile a fireplace surround and hearth

Post in 'The Hearth Room - Wood Stoves and Fireplaces' started by begreen, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. begreen

    begreen Mooderator Staff Member

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  2. PapaDave

    PapaDave Minister of Fire

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    Very timely information.
    Summertime projects to prepare for the next onslaught of cold weather.
  3. bears12th

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    I have an exterior masonry brick fireplace with a Jotul C350 in it with a SS 6 inch insulated liner with block off plate. Works great and have had it for three years now. However, the fireplace/mantel needs to be redone as it has wood paneling instead of drywall around it and the clearances are right at the limit and I just want to redo this to make sure (excuses, excuses - don't tell the wife I just want to redo it - been working her hard for years about this). I am planning on doing something like the attached photo and am excited to sit down and read up on what the heck I am going to be doing. Wish me luck.

    I have never done anything like this before and am interested in doing this myself and all of this information is greatly appreciated. Thanks for the time put into these and I look forward to sharing my experience over the next few months as I delve into putting something that looks like this. Gonna be an experience and I have you all to thank in advance for both the great feeling of accomplishment I am sure will occur at some point, and every frustrating moment I know will come the rest of the way. Photos will be provided once I figure out whats going on. lol.

    HA!!!

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  4. delp

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    thanks, begreen. perfect timing with the tiling links!

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