Saturday, August 18, 2012

Building a Log Home, chapter 24

The stone masons cleaned up after themselves. Hurray. The fireplace measures 7 ½ feet across, comes out about 3 feet from the log wall plus another foot and a half for the raised hearth, and soars to about 25 feet.

You can see that we left about 8 inches of space between the top rocks and the ceiling to allow for the settling of the house. After a few years that space has disappeared.

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