Friday, September 7, 2012

Masonry Heater Workshops Coming Soon!


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If you are a mason or very handy homeowner interested in learning more about Masonry Heaters, there are some opportunities for education coming up.  First, is the HMED Class sponsored by the Masonry Heater Association of North America in Sullivan, MO near St. Louis  October 26-29, 2012.  You will learn how masonry heaters work, the basics of heater building,  hands-on heater core building, hands-on oven core intallation, and buld a heated bench.  Instructors are Jerry Frisch and Gary Hart assisted by Gene Padgitt. Visit or call Richard Smith, Executive Director, at  520-883-0191.

You may also want to attend the annual workshop by the MHA near Asheville, NC in April of 2013, where you can participate in a variety of hands-on workshops all week long.  Visit the website for more info.  You must be a member of the MHA to attend.And for masons only, The World of Concrete/World of Masonry Expo in Las Vegas is Feb 5-13, 2013, where the MHA will have a booth and will be demonstrating masonry heaters and will present at 3-hour class. Visit for more info.Also coming in the spring of 2013, HearthMasters Masonry School opens in Kansas City, MO. We will be teaching beginning to advanced masonry skills, chimney restoration, brick oven building, and masonry heater building. Watch this list for more details soon. Visit for more info.Sincerely, Marge PadgittPresident, HearthMasters, Inc. Host, Wood-Fired RadioKansas City, MO

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