Insulation and framing by pipe

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Oct 13, 2022
I'm new to having a wood stove and am concerned that the ceiling framing and insulation is currently too close to the stove pipe. I might be wrong because it's not directly against the actual pipe, but I'm looking for clarity.

Insulation and framing by pipe Insulation and framing by pipe
From the square support box upward is class A chimney pipe. The Chimney pipe only needs 2" clearance from combustibles. The chimney support box maintains this clearance. On the room side is the connector stovepipe. Single wall stovepipe needs 18" clearance from combustibles, double-wall stovepipe needs 6" clearance.
Charz...... replace your single wall black pipe with double wall. You will be much happier, and safer.