Old 12-16-00, 04:39 PM
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What is the mantel height of a wood burning fireplace?
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I think that it is 12" for combustible (wood) mantle.
Old 12-17-00, 05:19 PM
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12 inches is the distance from the top of fireplace opening to any wood trim projecting an 11/2 inches or more. normal height from floor is 60 inches, but varies with height of hearth.

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