I used the term "backplate" (sorry if it's wrong, I'm not english) to
speak about the plate directly against the fire - and it's not a
stove, it's an open fireplace, in corner configuration.
Anyway, what I probably didnt explain well was that I want to put
the iron backplate another metal plate, the one I want to
You're of course correct that in this way I probably melt metals as
bronze, so I menaged to get an iron plate, 7mm thick. That's what I'll
try to etch.
Martin H. Eastburn ha scritto:
> I think the issue is backplate - what do you mean - the one on the wall ?
> and the wood stove sits 24" from it ?
> Can you describe it so we are sure.
> I have used a high quality very expensive wood stove for 17 years before moving.
> I melted 3/8" thick steel in the fire box. Hot fire to many times... >
> Rebuilt the stove 6 months before we moved - just like new. Bricks and internals.
> The external steel was not overheated.
> We boiled water in a dragon - on the wood stove - put moisture in a dry room. >
> But the temp was never so hot to melt metal on the top or sides. >
> Martin H. Eastburn
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> email@example.com wrote:
> > I intended to create my own backplate for a fireplace,
> > and - as I was thinking about etching it - I am investigating on the
> > most suited materials:
> > so far I saw mentioned just iron, but I would be more confortable with
> > bronze: it can be used? Any other materials are possible?
> > thanks!
> > Alessandro Magni