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A stone chimney, with raised hearth and two side wood boxes.  We replaced an old damaged fireplace that was built maybe in the 80's.  The homeowners asked that we stick to the same design.  We did change the stone and built it much tighter and safer the it's predecessor.

A stone chimney, with raised hearth and two side wood boxes. We replaced an old damaged fireplace that was built maybe in the 80's. The homeowners asked that we stick to the same design. We did change the stone and built it much tighter and safer the it's predecessor.

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This "Russian Stove" fireplace is the centerpiece of this energy efficient ('off the grid') Southern Vermont home. Designed by my uncle, this stove can heat most of the house, burning only a couple 3 to 4 inch split logs twice a day. Key features o

Fixer Upper farmhouse DIY fireplace

DIY Faux Stacked Wood Fireplace- This is one of the prettiest fireplace decorations I have seen! Great project to welcome springtime and summer when your fireplace will be taking a break. Looks like a fairly easy DIY.

DIY white washed brick fireplace. Did this last night after putting baby to bed.  Very easy! Items needed: white latex paint, water, paintbrush, and a rag. Dilute paint with water, 50/50. Brush on paint & and rub off with damp rag. Only 1 coat needed.

Did this last night after putting baby to bed. Items needed: white latex paint, water, paintbrush, and a rag. Dilute paint with water, Brush on paint & and rub off with damp rag. Only 1 coat needed.

This is a chimney that has been built for a wood stove hook up in the basement and the first floor, which is pictured here.  There is a tall narrow built in wood box and a stone ordained mantle.  I used stone and beach glass in this piece that was gathered by the home owner from all over the world.  I loved working with all the different pieces of stone that he had collected over the years.

This is a chimney that has been built for a wood stove hook up in the basement and the first floor, which is pictured here. There is a tall narrow built in wood box and a stone ordained mantle. I used stone and beach glass in this piece that was gathered by the home owner from all over the world. I loved working with all the different pieces of stone that he had collected over the years.

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A masonry heater that we built for some beautiful and talented folks!

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The Do-It-Yourself Whitewash Brick : Nice Whitewash Brick Wall Home

How to white wash a brick fireplace - Much better than painting brick fireplace white. I so want to do this to our ugly brick fireplace. Not as harsh as pure white or brick.

Fireplace that we did for an amazing woman and artist.  The hearth stone that we used was I believe from Egypt and it was covered in fossils.  We also used again the reclaimed factory brick from an old mill in Mass.

Fireplace that we did for an amazing woman and artist. The hearth stone that we used was I believe from Egypt and it was covered in fossils. We also used again the reclaimed factory brick from an old mill in Mass.

Don't like your dark red fireplace? White-Wash the brick!! "Super easy. You just water down paint and paint it on. I would paint a small section then wipe it off a bit with a rag. It took a couple hours. Not bad." -- Amber Dickey Photo Awesome job and a great way to lighten up a room and add a fresh look to an old fireplace. Thanks for sharing Amber!

Dont like your dark red fireplace? White-Wash the brick! I would paint a small section then wipe it off a bit with a rag. It took a couple hours. - Amber Dickey Photo Awesome job and a great