Now that winter is in full swing having some radiant heat is an improvement on the more general heat that my fan heaters provide. Really, it’s something of luxury, especially as mains electricity is included in the mooring fee. Nonetheless, it was worthwhile getting the stove in full working order.
This is what I “inherited”. A bit rusty on top, almost no fire bricks and no throat plate. I had used it, but when the rope seal in the inside of the door fell off, I thought it best to get it sorted out.
Enter Dave the engineer at Venetian. But first, the weather:
And now …
Give it up for Dave!