Line the walls of the fireplace with fire bricks by stacking rows of bricks in a single vertical layer around all sides. Apply mortar between bricks as you did between the concrete blocks. Check the level of each row and adjust accordingly.
How to Build a Kirei Board Fireplace Mantel To make a fireplace stand out, try dressing it up by using a great green product called kirei board. Carter Oosterhouse shows how to use this environmentally friendly lumber to craft a fireplace mantel.
I wanted to build my own. Never had done any masonry work, just wanted a challenge and have some fun. Worked most weekends as I had time with a few evenings here and there.
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How to build an outdoor stone fireplace - the firebox Once you have completed the firebox and allowed the mortar to set, it is time to set your block around it and build the "throat" (where the firebox tapers in to the size of your flue liners).
The design should be such that it does not add to air pollution, and it fits the scale and size of your house and yard. You should preferably select a matching color for your fireplace. An outdoor fireplace involves various parts such as the fireplace mantel, filler panel, fire box, plinth base, hearth, shelf, etc.