I am having a new mixed fuel fire installed in my living room. I was
planning to build a nice fire surround and mantle to a design that my wife
came up with. Before I start, however, I'd appreciate any pointers regarding
the selection of timber. It will obviously have to be able to withstand
considerable radiated heat.
My initial plan was to use beech... but I have also been advised to use oak
Can anyone offer any advice?
Andy, West Sussex, UK