Masonry Heater Building
The history of masonry heaters can be traced back 1,000 years or more. Beautiful and highly functional, they are built near the heart of a home where their solid and warm presence serves as an ideal gathering point. Design flexibility of masonry heaters enable them to be part of homes of many sizes and incorporate features such as heated benches, baking ovens, or heating domestic hot water.
DatesThu, Feb 05, 2015 - Sun, Feb 08, 2015 Course Full - Please call for wait list
$340.00 per student (Early-bird rate)
You will need the following tools for this class:
- Clothing that can get dirty
- Eye protection
- Ear plugs
- 2”x 4” and/or 2”x 8” margin trowel (available at most hardware stores)
Eric is a third generation stone mason who has over 25 years of experience. As the owner of Solid Rock Masonry in Duluth, he has built Finnish, Swedish, Russian and German style masonry heaters throughout the Midwest and southern Ontario. A long-time member of the Masonry Heaters Association, he has led numerous workshops across the Great Lakes Region and at the MHA annual gathering. To compliment his strong desire to educate people about heating with wood in efficient and beautiful ways, Eric has pursued projects ranging from coaching hockey to building log homes to being an environmental consultant.
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