Connecting a wood stove to a previously unused masonry chimney.
Requires two vertical metal sections of flue pipe from top of stove then a
90 degree into metal sleeve mounted in wall of chimney.
Clearances from combustible surfaces will be complied with.
The metal pipes are tapered (fluted at one end in order to fit each into the
next section of pipe etc.
At each join the sections will be secured with two sheet metal screws or a
Question: Should the tapered ends face back towards the stove, so that
condensation or creosote formation, if any, will drain back towards the
Question: Or if tapers are in the other direction, away from stove, any such
condensation might drain downwards and leak out around the joint?
Advice welcomed; I've referred to a 'Wood Burning' manual but it does not
seem to cover exact details of which way round to install metal flue pipes.