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    Full masonry brick and concrete blocks wall hole size

    Hi and thanks in advance for the help. I got this indoor masonry fireplace that has an indoor masonry chimney in the living room. It is location in the middle of my house. I am preparing to make a hole in the back of the fireplace (on the dining room brick wall) to install a brand new wood cook...
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    Remove cast in place chimney liner or replace chimney.

    My wife and I am building a masonry heater from a kit, but my current chimney flue is too small. It is a 6 inch cast in place liner and we need an 8 in flue. The current concrete block chimney will accommodate an 8 inch stainless liner if we can figure out how to remove the current liner. Is...
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    Jøtul 602 in old masonry chimney

    Hi! First time posting to this forum. I have a Jøtul 602 that fits nicely into the firebox of my existing and very old masonry chimney. Can I run a stainless steel flexi liner all the way from the top vent of the wood Stove to the top of the chimney using one of those flexi liner kits? If so is...
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    Masonry chimney for new construction

    Good morning - we'll be building a new home in the next year or two, and I'm looking at a wood burning insert. We have a fireplace in our current home, and I like the ambiance, but not the efficiency, so I think an insert will better marry the two. Question is, what kind of setup do I need to...
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    Gaps around chimney cap reducing efficiency?

    Photos: Hey guys Ive a question about how to get the most out of my inglenook’ed Jotul F3. First, some housekeeping. Have a moisture meter, all wood is dry (15% or lower), Australian hardwood, no smell of smoke, CO2 alarm set up. When the stove was first installed, we didn’t put a...
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    Duraplus Insulated triple wall running through masonry chimney

    I've been an avid reader of many a post on, but today I finally made the leap and created an account! Here's my first post... A year ago when I purchased my first house, an 1890s era farmhouse, that has been built on and expanded over the years, I noticed the wonderful old fireplace...
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    Jøtul 3 Install in Masonry Chimney

    I will be installing a Jøtul 3 into an existing masonry chimney over the summer. The stove is set up to vent out of the back. My question is do I use a tee with a clean out, a 90° or two 45°'s to make the first turn up? I am going to run stainless steel single wall up the entire length of the...
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    Building a new chimney

    the old one was beyond repair supposedly, from the outside water was dripping behind it for 30+ years, ruined walls behind it. outside bricks and mortar pealed off with my pinky. I am now left with a stone fireplace inside and why would I want to get rid of this? outside I am left with what was...
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    New User; Advice Needed: Century S244 or Vogelzang Defender

    Advice needed. I have never owned a woodstove before. I have an 1800 sq ft house (3 floors including unfinished basement), built in 1946, in Northern Virginia. I want to put a freestanding woodstove in the masonry fireplace. I have decided against an insert because the living room is small, I...