Fireplaces

  • Fireplace History
    Fireplaces have been used for centuries, since the beginning of civilization. At that time pits were built in the ground in the center of a hut and the smoke escaped through holes in the roof. ....
  • Trivets Of Brass
    Putting together a beautiful dining room table can take a lot of work. First, you need a nice table, and perhaps a tablecloth to compliment it. Then you need to get some great silverware--if you're ....
  • Corner Fireplace Mantels
    There's no denying that corner fireplace mantels have a special character all of their own. You almost have a head start in establishing a sense of character in a room because of it. No matter what yo....
  • Gel Burning Fireplaces
    Gel-burning fireplaces are environmentally conscious, clean-burning fireplaces that use an alcohol-based gel for fuel rather than wood. Wood, of course, is the traditional fuel of fireplaces. Between ....
  • Dimplex Electric Stoves
    Dimplex electric stoves use the same design as their electric fireplaces, including their patented electric flame technology. In 1997, Dimplex designed the world's first realistic flame effect; this i....
  • Ventless Gas Fireplaces
    Ventless gas fireplaces enable you to avoid the installation costs of typical gas fireplaces. If you don't already have a fireplace and want to add one to your home, one of the biggest problems has tr....
  • Fireplace Mantels
    Fireplace mantels are the shelves above the actual fireplace, connecting the pilasters and overhanging the fire itself. Also called mantelpieces or chimneypieces, they are generally reserved for speci....
  • Brass Andirons
    There are many different styles of fireplace out there, from the most basic square brick designs to the most elaborate painted tile antique hearths. Regardless of what your fireplace looks like, a gr....
  • Fireplace Doors
    Fireplaces are a great addition to any home, but if you've ever had a fireplace, you're probably familiar with some of the inherent "dangers." In my old house, the carpet in front of the fireplace wa....
  • Build A Fireplace Mantel
    Project number 17 on your list of woodworking projects is to build a fireplace mantel. Suddenly, much sooner than you'd thought, here you are. Have you bitten off more than you can chew? Take a deep b....