Basalt Masonry Heater

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Basalt Masonry Heater This Temp-Cast masonry heater is a high efficiency wood burning unit with an oven installed above the wood stove. The unit is faced with Basalt and brick. The brick was recycled from the fireplace which once stood where the masonry heater now stands. Two raised hearths provide space for wood storage.The corners […]

Owl Fireplace

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Owl Fireplace This unique fireplace, featuring stone veneer with carvings, was planned some time before construction. It reflects outdoor images beyond the window.  Gabriola Island Sandstone has been arranged in traditional courses of ashlar so as not to compete with the carvings. Sandstone columns on either side of the fireplace emphasize the traditional look. The […]

River Stone With Orca

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River Stone With Orca This fireplace surround is constructed of river stone. The stone is inlaid with a relief carving of an Orca and her calf as they are breaking water. The stone surround has tight fit joints. The flagstone hearth is cut from sandstone. Two short sandstone mantel shelves are supported by granite corbels […]

Fisherman’s Fireplace

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Fisherman’s Fireplace This unique fireplace surround is set in a corner location with river stones of varying magnitude. A raised sandstone hearth follows a wide curve in the forefront and supports a wood burning stove. Four corbel stones, of local granite, shoulder a sandstone mantel and the overlying stone. The stone for the fireplace surround […]