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thomas rubino wrote:Hi Chris;
The UK has plenty of bricks readily available.
Have you considered a brick bell ?
All above the floor in any shape that fits your tight space.
Douglas Alpenstock wrote:Concrete is a big investment. It works with liquid piping, which has a limited high temperature.
My worry is that the differential temperature within a contiguous concrete slab will cause cracking, and as the piping degrades, exhaust leaks into the living space. Perhaps I'm over-reacting, but frankly, I think it's a big gamble.
There must be a better way. What is your subsoil made of?
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thomas rubino wrote:Stick with an 8", if it gets too warm then burn it less often.
I'm not sure what your best fill would be beyond cob, I guess dirt would be my next choice rather than concrete.
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