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Old 06-07-2014, 08:14 AM  
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Hmmm, that might be a great idea.


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That's how my old fireplace tv was. The built in cabinet had fake drawer fronts and there was a notch on the side so I could see the cable box and use the remote.


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The contractor just came by and measured it all up. Instead of having a second pocket for the DVR, he recommended a hidden flip top, which should easily conceal one of the AR-15's, which I would have here if they weren't outlawed by the Kommiefornia Communist party.
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You hired a contractor?
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Not exactly a contractor, but he is my liaison to the woodworking specialist.
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Ooooops ... In California ... hearth is required by code if you use wood.

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http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/pds/docs/dplu180.pdf
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Thanks for this CMV. I looked all over that attachment and could not find the hearth requirements for a decorative gas log fireplace. Could you help me find it?
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Ooooops ... In California ... hearth is required by code if you use wood.

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All done. Now, just waiting for the mantle to be installed.
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That looks about 500 times better than brick.


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