July 1, 1984
Flashing and capping are the tricky parts of the job.
May 1, 1984
One mason's approach to framing, layout, and bricklaying technique.
July 1, 1982
A masonry inglenook becomes the warm center of an architect's new house.
November 1, 1981
Prefabricated metal chimneys (whether insulated or not) have become almost universal for use with woodburning appliances. When we installed one, we thought, like most people, that our $20-a-foot expenditure was…
September 1, 1981
New flue liners convert fireplaces for woodstove use.
I have been intrigued with this shortcut, which you may find of interest. Cones have several uses, such as sheet-metal chimney caps, but the layout of a cone is puzzling…
July 1, 1981
How to convert an energy-wasting fireplace to an efficient heater.
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