Building A Brick Fireplace
Building your own fireplace will save you hundreds of dollars over hiring a professional and the task is easier than you might expect.
Building a brick fireplace. Below the mantel the brickwork was given a solid coat of white paint. While photographing the article build a fireplace brick by brick with experienced mason mike mehaffey deputy editor matt millham brought the fine homebuilding video team along to capture the process of building a modern fireplace inspired by the classic rumford design. The fireplace opening is placed with steel frame glass door. Building an outdoor brick fireplace.
The proper construction of a masonry fireplace takes preparation to avoid costly mistakes but the payoff is. This is the companion video to our recent article on building a rumford style fireplace. Brick fireplaces complement any home s interior decor and create a cozy inviting atmosphere in any room. In all this fireplace required 75 firebrick for the firebox about 600 brick for the backup walls and throat 700 brick for the shell and 1 100 brick for the chimney.
Outdoor fireplaces are extremely tranquil and satisfying to just sit back relax and enjoy. A main component of fireplace is its firebox. One of the most extraordinary things to have in the house is a fireplace. For some visual interest the painted brick above the fireplace received a distressed finish.
Building a brick firebox is a do it yourself project whose complexity varies depending on your intentions for the firebox. On the exterior the chimney is brick and the wall is veneered with brick. Masonry fireplaces take a standard fireplace up a notch or two on the elegance scale due to the amount of work it requires and the high quality materials used to build them. Brick fireplaces are timeless and stand the test of time.
Traditionally a rumford fireplace is characterized by a tall shallow firebox designed to reflect heat out into a room instead of letting it all go up the chimney with the smoke. The eternal crackling sound of the fire on a cold evening brings about a very warm homely feeling. Minimum width of the joints in brick masonry must be 1 16 inch this can be achieved using spacers. Flush with the wall the fireplace has a raised hearth that projects into the room.
Exposing the masonry in this colorful bungalow remodeled by werk building modern gave the home an open loft like feeling.
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