Saturday, August 30, 2008

Heat-Kit installation photo series.

Here is my third solo Heat-Kit installation. It has an outside air intake, with a damper installation visible in the close-ups.

Ready for the firebox floor.

Outside air intake damper, closed

and open.

Firebox Lintel.

Ready for oven parts.

Oven back.

Oven top.

Almost there.

Fin. (except for fiberglass wrap, to be done when I return to do the facing.)

Heat-Kit installation, Stone Masonry Heater (Ripton,VT), and Heater base construction(Marshfield)

I really like the slate arch form, and I get to leave it in place.

The chimney takes a step back to make a ledge.

Thimble for a cookstove.

Cap stones on the heater and heading for the ceiling.

Block work can be fun.

Pooring the ash dump floor.
Reaching for another ceiling.
Starting the chimney on the first floor slab.