|175 standard 9"x4.5"x2.5" firebrick|
(275 firebrick are needed if laid flat)
|Two 50# bag HeatStop II hydraulic (dry) refractory mortar
(Heatstop premixed refractory mortar okay in dry climates for firebox)
|Segmented Rumford Throat (5 throat tiles, lintel, 2 coving ext.)||#||$|
|42" Vestal damper
(chimney top damper)
|20"x20" Smoke Chamber||#||$|
|20"x20"x1' clay flue liners|
(or 18" diameter round flue)
|"Building a Fire in Your New Fireplace"||-||-|
Additional materials, such as brick, block, concrete and mortar will be needed.
The 60" wide Rumford is a big fireplace, suitable for "great halls", as Rumford would have said. The individual throat sections used in this fireplace are more versitile than the one-piece Rumford throats and make it possible to build fireplaces of almost any size and configuration. Big Rumfords are sometimes used to build large kitchen cooking fireplaces which are not particularly efficient but are certainly traditional, functional and attractive. We can help with bread oven designs and cooking cranes.
Superior Clay Corporation manufactures many different throats, smoke chambers and clay flue liners for Rumford fireplaces as well as Standard masonry fireplaces. Custom sizes and design help available.
Call or write for more information about herringbone fireboxes, terra cotta mantels and decorative clay chimney pots.
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