Tin fireplace

jwsjws99December 30, 2011

I am building a home and want to use a prefab insert and then want to use rusted tin to create a metal looking fireplace. Has anyone ever done this or seen it?

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Tin melts at about 450 degrees Farenheit. Not the ideal material anywhere near a fireplace which can easily produce temperatures of 600 to 700 degrees. Tin is also very expensive and is used to plate other metals because it is highly resistant to rusting.

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