Replacing Old Wood Stove-Finished!!

CountryGal Posted By CountryGal, Oct 2, 2006 at 6:12 PM

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  1. RoosterBoy

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    hi CountryGal Congrats on your new install. im just wondering how much dose cord wood cost you out there

    thanks
    Jason
     
  2. wg_bent

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    Ohhhh That is soooooo nice.
     
  3. CountryGal

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    Hi Jason. We pay about $120 for a load of wood. I don't think it's quite a cord (pickup bed full and stacked tall)--and he stacks it in my wood holders. It fills the 4 holders under our wood shed. He also brings a barrel of kindling along. I keep the kindling in the big plastic tub next to the wood.
     

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  4. RoosterBoy

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    nice :) looks like you get good tv out there also with that 6ft dish you got there :)
     
  5. CountryGal

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    :( We no longer use the big C band dish. The programming got so expensive and many of our channels went digital so we switched to the small DirecTV dish a few years ago. I loved the KU band wild feeds we used to get though. Saw lots of raw footage you never see on regular tv.
     
  6. DonCT

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    I miss the open country, it's so congested out here in the Northeast :(
     
  7. RoosterBoy

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    same here don id trade my place for a farm in Vermont or NH anyday.

    Jason
     
  8. CountryGal

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    Another late start today; river rock all installed. Tile going in today. Grout tomorrow--and hopefully stove installation tomorrow.

    I couldn't be more pleased with the new look. Will post picture again after the tile goes down.
     

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    Wow , That looks totally different , dont look like the dark spot it once was. Looks great.
     
  10. CountryGal

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    Side by side....
     

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  11. CountryGal

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    Laying the tile for the hearth floor. Having to cut tile to fit.
     

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  12. Roospike

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    O' Whew ........ I thought ya'll were going to grout the brick with no tile .
    O' Yeah , much better . Going to look great .
     
  13. CountryGal

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    Grout tomorrow for the river rock and tile---stove goes in tomorrow!

    What a difference it has made getting the dark corner replaced with the river rock. I have to say, the guys doing this job have been great.

    I can't wait to see the new stove on the hearth.
     

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  15. MrGriz

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    That looks great!...You're giving me ideas....
     
  16. CountryGal

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    Great! Do you have a corner hearth?
     
  17. jabush

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    That is very nice. I have a very similar setup (hearth wise) and am now thinking about alternatives to the 30 year old brick. What a difference a facelift makes!!
    Good for you guys!!
     
  18. Harley

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    That really looks great!!! can't wait to see the final instal!!
     
  19. MrGriz

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    Not a corner hearth, but a brick fireplace. I don't care for the brick they used or the hearth stone. I am thinking the "fake" rock would cover that very nicely. Can't wait to see yours done!
     
  20. DriftWood

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    After seeing the photos of that pipe, I think you guys are living you to close to the edge.

    Hardy backer is made of cellulose; I called James Hardie technical support 1-888-JHARDIE about the lack of R value off their ½ inch hardybacker product. They told me ½ inch hardybacker has no Rated R value, “it conducts heat”. Hardy backer is not the stuff you want behind your stove or under it. WonderBoard or Durock cement boards are R rated and UL Listed for that application.
     
  21. CountryGal

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    Actually, my wall behind the stove did not come off when they removed the brick wall board so didn't have to rebuild it at all. Just put the wire up and stone over it. Our clearances will be calculated from the river rock.
     
  22. CountryGal

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    Even though we didn't use it for the walls behind the stove, it is approved as a fireplace facing so I'm not sure why it wouldn't be okay behind the stove with proper clearances to the walls. Wasn't going to use it under my stove in any event.

    Q: Can I use Hardibacker as a fireplace facing?
    A: Yes, Hardibacker can be used as a fireplace facing. Hardibacker 1/4" board can be used as a component in a 1-hour fire resistive construction when installed in compliance with National Evaluation Report NER-405. Hardibacker boards are recognized as non-combustible, when tested according to ASTM E 136.
     
  23. CountryGal

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    Ready??????
     

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  24. CountryGal

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    Set!!!
     

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  25. CountryGal

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    Done!!!
     

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