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    What kind of thimble do i need?

    Hello, here is how my chimney guy left things after installing the new 6” stainless steel liner: What do i need to buy to connect my stove pipe safely to this? It will be going through a completely non-combustible wall (steel studs, cement board, thin brick). The threads i’ve read are all...
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    What Gauge Metal Studs for Vertical Brick Veneer Wall?

    Hello, I appreciated the input on my previous thread about building a non combustible wall and hearth for my upcoming Nectre N550 installation. I now have a more straightforward structural question: What gauge metal studs can i trust to support 1/2” cement board and thin brick veneer on a...
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    Help! This thimble ain't simple!

    Dear All, My first post! Thanks for all the great info I've found here while researching a replacement stove! But now that I've got one I'm running into trouble! While swapping out our old Firelight 12 for a new-to-me 2012 Jotul F500 Oslo, I discovered the fireclay thimble was cracked and...
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    6 inch SS single wall tee snout to single wall 6 inch stove pipe exact same size

    Hello, maybe one of you guys can help me gain some wisdom by not making a mistake first. What do i need to connect a 6 inch diameter tee snout to a 6 inch black stove pipe? At first glance I thought I could just put the male end of the stove pipe into the tee snout but they are exactly the...
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    Shared wall/brick hearth for added heat storage/release

    Hello, New to the forum and looking for some advice. I have a Drolet Savannah (found on CL for $250) that I plan on installing in our 1100sq. ft. single story home (slab construction). The plan is to centrally locate it on a wall that will partition a bedroom area. My hope was to use brick or...
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    Installing through the wall.

    Hi, I have decided to install my wood stove through the wall due to fear of asbestos being in my ceiling, my house is old af. So a couple questions I will provide pictures, does my stove already have a heat shield? Can I go through the wall DIRECTLY beside the window? If my wood stove does have...