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building a chimney? Answered

how do i build a chimney and fireplace without using commercial inserts

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jtobako
jtobako

11 years ago

There is a trick to getting an even draft, and even getting a draft (that is, a flow of air that carries the smoke up the chimney).  Biggest part is getting the smoke shelf in.  Try the Masonry section of the library, or look up 'smoke shelf' and 'draft'.