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Can we fit a 'fake' chimney breast to a woodburner with external chimney stack

We recently bought a house with a multifuel burner already fitted. The chimney stack is on the exterior as is the access to sweep it. The house is 1990's built. We wanted to try and add a bit of character by putting a chimney breast in to make a feature of the woodburner. We wouldn't want to move the burner in any way.

How would be possible to do this and how would be go about it?

2 Answers from MyBuilder Chimney & Fireplace Specialists

I am assuming your stove is sat in front of a blank wall.
You can build a 100mm feature wall, make sure your building onto solid base, you can build it in brick or stone, if you use a timber lintol make sure it is not near the stove.
There are loads of designs and materials, so best to look on a few sites or magazines to give you some ideas.


Answered 18th Sep 2011

you can also build it with stud work and fire board just bricking opening to make it more cost effective


Answered 23rd Sep 2011

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