This was actually a full-thickness veneer (3-5″thick) built over sturdy wood framing and a zero-clearance firebox. The mantle is solid redwood, and the hearth extension is Pennsylvania Bluestone. by Mark Shepherd www.ShepherdStoneworks.com (206) 618-0558 Bringing the finest in Stone Masonry to the Greater Seattle Area. Natural stone walls, patios, steps and rockery of all sizes. [...]
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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 Today’s residential architecture has slowly but surely moved away from the traditional masonry fireplace which has been replaced by [...]
It is hard to know where to begin in choosing the right stone to cover your fireplace. Whether you are having one built from scratch or remodeling an existing surround, where can one find a comprehensive list of the products available? With that question in mind, I decided to compile what products and suppliers I [...]
Many homes in Seattle have fireplaces, and there has been an increasing desire by homeowners to renew or update their fireplace surrounds. I get a lot of requests for pricing information on this work, but it is a difficult question to answer in 25 words or less. There are several factors that can greatly alter [...]
Tired of the look of bricks on your fireplace surround? Learn about how Seattle masonry contractor, Shepherd Stoneworks, can bring a more aesthetic warmth to your hearth by covering it with natural stone.