Old 07-02-2009, 08:10 PM
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Default Re: Heat break?


No it is std countertop polished finish.

Originally Posted by GianniFocaccia View Post
Coincidentally, my piece of granite looks identical to yours, Wade. Would yours happen to be flamed?

I haven't seen insulating bricks, so don't know how well they would hold up. The front entry gets allot of use, well with mine anyway.

I wanted to make the break invisible, certain limitations apply then. Can't say it is really worth it, but If you really wanted to, you could make a more efficient floor break by increasing the width. But, I think you could keep it to 1/2 inch and do a better job than I did with the details of the break. Cut both sides of the floor bricks at the break joint at 45degrees to get as wide a gap as possible. Pack the gap with ceramic blanket and or perlcrete and then just enough refractory mortar on top to create a normal looking joint.
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