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Plz show me your beautiful fireplace? please

Posted by momto4inor (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 16, 10 at 0:41

Thanks for all your help on my previous post trying to figure out a specific stone for our fireplaces. Unfortunately, we didn't hit it. HOWEVER, I'm taking on a new approach. Will you show me pictures of your beautiful natural stone fireplaces? Please?

We will have an outdoor fireplace and an indoor fireplace. The outdoor is full masonry, the indoor is a Heatilator, wood burning fireplace. I'd love to see your beautiful fireplaces, but PLEASE only if you can identify your stone for me! No more falling in love with something that we can't find! :) I'd post this on the FP forum, but it has no traffic ...

Appreciate your help!
Momto4inOR


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Beuchel Stone Corp Natural Thin Veneer "Mill Creek"

Here is a link that might be useful: Buechel Stone Corp


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Oh that's beautiful! I really like that a lot! Are those hickory floors? We're doing natural hickory too!


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Owens Corning cultured pro-fit ledgestone in southwest


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We just went to our local stoneyard and showed them pics of what we wanted-dry stacked with gray and caramel tones. They had a few samples and we selected our stone. It's a local company (we are in the midwest and they use a quarry in Wisconsin) so you may need to see what's locally available. I don't have the name with me but can dig it up.

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momto4inor,

Thanks - the floors are hard maple, 2nd & better.

Jay


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Here's mine. It looks much darker in this picture than I think it actually is.

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crazyhouse, do you know what your stone is?


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Ours is from Boulder Creek. Ohio Rubble is the style and St. Claire is the color.


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Inside...Pretty simple design...walnut mantle with limestone hearth/surround:

Outside:


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I don't know how to imbed a picture, so here's a like to it.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fireplace


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We are thinking about using Sierra Shadowstone from Realstone Systems. Haven't built it yet, so no pics. Has anyone else used this? Samples looked nice at the store...


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I don't know if anybody would find this beautiful, but it's something I designed way back in 1989. The shelves are mahogany.
enfro Gouse fireplace
Casey


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We were going to use this young man to do a stone fireplace in our new home, but decided to do something with wood/tile in the craftsman style instead. His work is spectacular.

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Here is a link that might be useful: Haugen Stone


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"Catawba" stone from western VA, black walnut timber for the mantel and ceiling beam, and a Jotul woodstove installed but not shown in this photo. The massive stone structure acts as a heat-sink when the woodstove is cranking, giving off the heat absorbed after the fire dies. The stone was cut on-site and the masons used a "lick-and-stick" minimal mortar technique.
From Lighting

Here's a shot from the other side...
From Lighting

Below is a link to Hearth.com with lots of other photos of fireplaces, though the stone sources are not listed.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fireplace photo gallery


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