question about fireplace build

ricknJune 28, 2006

The mason has started my fireplace, but I am concerned.

The outside of the fireplace is larger than the opening in my floor. The mason said it is not a problem because he is going to fill the openings with concrete and the step the blocks over. Doesn't seem right to me.

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whitepetunia

i'm confused. why is there an opening in your floor? is this a wood burning fireplace?

    Bookmark   June 30, 2006 at 9:30PM
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rickn

yes it is

    Bookmark   July 1, 2006 at 7:44PM
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ventupete

Don't understand what you are describing. Can you give a more detailed description?

    Bookmark   July 7, 2006 at 12:46PM
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fireplacefanatic

It seems to me as long as the opening in the floor is larger than the actual fire pit area you should be ok. If the mason has enough room to build a cement buffer between the floor and the "hot spot" he's doing it right.

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    Bookmark   August 19, 2008 at 4:09PM
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breezy_2

Your link says the image does not exist so I could not grasp your issue.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2008 at 7:22PM
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