Brick fireplaces complement any home s interior decor and create a cozy inviting atmosphere in any room. A masonry fireplace consists of a brick or stone firebox a brick or stone chimney and more often than not a wood mantel.
It is all the same will the surround of the mantelpiece be made of wood brick or stone it will look gorgeous anyway.
How to build a brick fireplace. Flush with the wall the fireplace has a raised hearth that projects into the room. It has 5 parts and is a total of about 45 minutes long. It s necessary to find the flattest spot in your backyard not to spare too much time and effort on making the area nice and even before building a fireplace.
A step by step showing how i built a fireplace on our back patio. In all this fireplace required 75 firebrick for the firebox about 600 brick for the backup walls and throat 700 brick for the shell and 1 100 brick for the chimney. How to build a fireplace surround easy and right.
How to build a brick fireplace surround as it can be seen the material are different. If you have patio setting up a fireplace at one of its edges is probably the best idea. This is a how to video on how to build an outdoor brick fireplace.
Traditionally a rumford fireplace is characterized by a tall shallow firebox designed to reflect heat out into a room instead of letting it all go up the c. It s a lot easier learning how to build a fireplace like this in new. It also covers brick string guides and cutting bricks.
Step by step guide to build a brick fireplace step 1. On the exterior the chimney is brick and the wall is veneered with brick. Building your own fireplace will save you hundreds of dollars over hiring a professional and the task is easier than you might expect.
It covers laying brick acid washing installing firebrick installing flue tubes and installing a stainless steel grill.