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    Pennsylvania Firebacks North Star Fireback

    338.95
    List Price: $419.99
    Sale Price: $338.95
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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Pennsylvania Firebacks
    Part Number: SF07
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: PEN-SF07

    Features

    • Constructed of 100% cast iron
    • Made by hand in the USA
    • Moon's gaze illustrates how to find the North Star using the "pointer stars" in the Big Dipper's bowl
    • Protects the masonry of the fireplaces back wall preventing costly maintenance and repairs
    • Radiates fire's warmth forward and increases heating efficiency
    • Lends fireplace added visual appeal and interest
    • Original design of artist J. Del Conner
    • Overall Dimensions:  21.5 in. W x 19.5 in. H
    • Weight:  46 lbs.
    There is a truly unique aspect to the Pennsylvania Firebacks North Star Fireback. This fireback displays the 'Rule of the North Star', whereby the 'pointer stars' in the bowl of the Little Dipper are used to locate the North Star from almost any place on the planet. The gaze of the moon highlights the timeless position of Polaris in the night sky.

    The Pennsylvania Firebacks North Star Fireback, like all Pennsylvania Firebacks, is hand-made of 100% solid cast iron in the USA. This high-quality fireback serves several purposes in your fireplace. The decorative aspect adds visual interest to the fireplace and provides a perfect backdrop for either a log fire or gas logs. Perhaps more importantly, the fireback provides insulation to the fireplace and protects the masonry from damage, saving you costly repairs in the future. Firebacks additionally help radiate the fire's heat outwards into the room, creating more focused and efficient heating for the home.

    This one's for astronomy buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, or anyone who's ever gazed out at the evening sky. It reminds us of one of the timeless constants of the universe. To bring that unique character to your home, put the Pennsylvania Firebacks North Star Fireback in your home's fireplace today.

    Customer Questions & Answers
    By Sue Wallace from Frederick, MD on November 11, 2012
    Is this available now for purchase? Also, do you have feet sturdy enough to hold it securely?
    By Magan B. on November 12, 2012

    Answer:
    This item is available for purchase. We also sell the Pennsylvania Firebacks Small Pair of Fireback Saf-T Boots to hold it.

    By Stanton from White Plains, NY on September 29, 2014
    Does this item sit in the fireplace on its own? Also, what needs to be done to properly install this fireback?


    By eFireplaceStore on September 30, 2014

    Answer:
    This fireback can be used in the fireplace on its own by carefully leaning it against the back wall. If your fireplace grate does not have rear tines that prevent logs from rolling off or your back fireplace wall slopes forward significantly, you may consider using the Pennsylvania Firebacks Small Pair of Fireback Saf-T Boots. These will stabilize the fireback and prevent it from falling over in the event of a log impact. They will also allow the fireback to stand upright, as opposed to tilting against the back wall.

    By Alice from Plainfield, MA on January 29, 2014
    How much height will the support boots add to the fireback? Also, how far from the back wall will the boots bring the bottom of the fireback?
    By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on January 29, 2014

    Answer:
    While it depends on the exact model purchases, as thicknesses of the firebacks vary slightly, the boots generally raise the fireback by 1 to 1 1/2 inches. The Boots will hold the fireback approximately 2 inches forward from the back wall.

    By Mark from Trenton, NJ on July 5, 2014
    What is the best way to clean cast iron such as this piece? Is it ok to highlight aspects of the design, and what coating should be used? Polyurethane? It is not going in a fireplace, I want it for decorative use.
    By eFireplaceStore on July 7, 2014

    Answer:
    If you are using this fireback for decorative purposes only, you can indeed seal the detail of the casting with high quality polyurethane. The fireback can be cleaned with a cast iron restoration product that does not have any added pigmentation. We offer stove polishes of various sorts, but they are made to apply a grey or black pigment to the cast iron that they are applied to. You would likely benefit from using a cleaner that is intended for cast iron cookware, as it would not apply any pigmentation.

    Customer Reviews
    Pennsylvania Firebacks North Star Fireback ( 338.95 )
    5 out of 5 Stars based on 5 review(s) - sorted by Most Helpful Customer Reviews

    A Win in My Book
    By
    Katherine Lopez
    from Mississippion
    January 29, 2013
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This product is definitely a win in my book! I would give it 5 stars.


    Long Lasting
    By
    Craig Turner
    from Montanaon
    January 2, 2011
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    This product not only fits my theme, but also adds a home-like atmosphere to my living room. The sturdiness of this product causes me to think that it will last a while.


    Not Naked Any More
    By
    Lillian Green
    from Maineon
    October 3, 2010
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    I'm so used to seeing my fireback now that I've had it inserted into my fireplace for a while and am so happy with it that when I see fireplaces without firebacks, I think they look naked. Where we live we burn a fire at least half the year, and this fireback has held up well. I really like the look of it when the flames reflect off of it. But most importantly it keeps the back wall cool while putting more heat into the room where we need it. It continues to put out the heat even after the fire burns down because it's a very substantial piece of cast iron. I showed it to my neighbor and now he's ordering one too!


    Pleasing Quality
    By
    Carlos Watson
    from Massachussettson
    April 25, 2010
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    The quality of this product was very pleasing, and it shipped in a short amount of time.


    Attractive Product
    By
    Ralph King
    from Missourion
    April 15, 2009
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    With this item, my fireplace looks even more attractive than it was. Also, I’ve realized that it really does generate more heat.




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