Vicki Balzer
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Vicki Balzer contemporary-family-room

Vicki Balzer

family room - line of fire fireplace; stone wall

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June 14, 2013
maryd906 wrote:
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Vicki Balzer
Attached is a photo showing the component storage area at the right end of the unit. The components are on three (3) pull out shelves. The panel to the right of the fireplace is removable for easy access to the back of the components for wiring, etc. Also attached is a photo showing additional hidden storage on the left side of the fireplace.
    Bookmark   June 15, 2013 at 7:28AM
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January 4, 2013
smarspe wrote:
What material is used for the hearth and mantel shelf? Also was the stone wall pre-existing? - I really like your design since it allows the tv to be placed lower on the wall. Is there a place for tv components?
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Vicki Balzer
The linear fireplace is "Big Daddy Wall of Flame Ethanol Burner Gel Fireplace" from the Gel Fireplace Store. Yes, that is maple plywood surrounding the fireplace opening. Regarding your "more than meets the eye" comment, I've attached another photo for you showing additional hidden storage on the left side of the fireplace. Sorry, but I don't know any designers in the Gainesville area.
    Bookmark   January 8, 2013 at 7:10AM
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Thank you so much! Your design is very well thought out!
    Bookmark   January 8, 2013 at 8:18AM
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November 19, 2012
johnrc wrote:
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Vicki Balzer
The wood is furniture grade maple plywood.
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September 1, 2012
stfrey wrote:
Hi- we love this fireplace. Just wondering what height the hearths or shelves are from the floor and ceiling? - Hi- we love this fireplace. Just wondering what height the hearths or shelves are from the floor and ceiling? Is the room 12 foot ceilings? Thanks
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Vicki Balzer
Starting at floor level, there is a 1" recessed toe kick (giving the hearth a floating appearance), the hearth is 8", the fireplace section is 27", the mantel is 6", the area between the top of the mantel and the underside of the light bar is 53 1/2", the light bar is 6 1/2" and the space above the light bar to the ceiling is 18". Total from floor to ceiling is 10'.
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what is the material of the heart and the mantel? Plywood also?
    Bookmark   November 10, 2013 at 4:32AM
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February 2, 2013
nanalovesdesign wrote:
how is the fireplace vented? I thought you had to go up, wondering if the tv gets too hot? I love this look,

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