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Montana Ledgestone w Redwood Mantel – Shepherd Stoneworks

Montana Ledgstone Fireplace with Redwood Mantel

A fireplace we built using full-thickness stone (ie. not a pre-sawn thin veneer but pieces that are around 4″ in thickness).  The benefit, in this case, was that the corners were able to be done in some fairly big chunks by comparison.  There are limitations in using a full-thickness stone façade in a remodel; the [...]

Fireplace Surround Building Techniques

Fireplace Surround Building Techniques

If you are thinking of remodeling your fireplace surround with a stone façade, it helps to know all of the work that goes into building one that is really worth the investment.  The process tends to be a bit more involved than people expect, if only because of all the structural work that takes place [...]

Isokern Fireplace – An Efficient Way to Bring Warmth to Your Home

Isokern Fireplace – An Efficient Way to Bring Warmth to Your Home

The Isokern Fireplace, a product manufactured by Earthcore Industries, is a relatively new kind of modular fireplace core that is easy to install and may help to revolutionize and revitalize the use of wood-fired, masonry fireplaces. Today’s residential architecture has slowly but surely moved away from the traditional masonry fireplace which has been replaced by [...]


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