you need
  • - simple brick;
  • - refractory bricks;
  • - cement;
  • - sand;
  • - boards for shelves;
  • - lining material.
easiest way to alter the oven under the fireplace - it's just to set the Finnish glass door instead of the cast-iron oven door.To keep all heating properties of the stove, but in addition there will be a function of the fireplace.This option is the most economical in financial terms, and on the complexity.After reinstalling the oven door to complete your beautiful folk style.And in the cold winter evenings you can spend time contemplating the flames of the fire through the glass door.
If you decide to radically free the room from the stove, and in its place erect
a fireplace, then be time-consuming work.
To start the oven to disassemble the old base.The old bricks can be used for the construction of the podium fireplace.It will burn fuel.Follow the construction of the cement-sand mortar.In the body of the podium reload niche for firewood.Shut them three rows of conventional brick or near a simple brick and refractory, put to the edge.
on the podium arrange portal is the place where will be the process of combustion.Define a portal in accordance with the overall dimensions of the room.In a small room it should not take up too much space.Be sure to correctly calculate the size of the flue box.If you make it much larger than envisaged, get permanent drafts and hypothermia room.And a fire is usually a lot of smoke.
Calculate the smoke hole fireplace.It should be 10-15 times smaller than the area of ​​the opening of the combustion portion.Maybe I have a little zauzhivat chimney.
depth of the fireplace firebox perform in relation to the height of the portal as 1 to 2 - 2 to 3, because the shallower depth will cause smoke and further reduce heat loss.
Portal opening fire shut brick bridges.Arrange them in a special formwork (the wheels).Work start with favorites toe.Whirling prop up temporary supports.After cradling support toe to place the center and continue laying bricks at the same time on both sides.Admission of the sweeping curved arches and lay no more than 6 cm.
for cladding use the style and materials that are most suited to the overall design of the room.The choice of materials is not limited.But for the mantelpiece best suited boards treated oak.