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Cinder Block Fireplace

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I am planning on building a long, low profile outdoor cinder block fireplace with travertine veneer and fire bricks on the inside much like this one pictured here My question is, when it comes to the roof with the venting would it be best to build forms and pour concrete in place or is there a way that I could mortar in blocks in place for the final course? Many thanks!
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Well I have been pondering this for some time and am thinking about the possibility of using steel studs with cement backerboard to bridge the top section. I just not sure if backerboard will be able to handle the heat although I have heard of people using it to line chimineys. Still open to better ideas though as this project will not start for a week. :thumbsup:
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