Due to my usual lack of foresight, ceiling work has stalled while I await delivery of some fixtures from etrailer.com. Specifically, I ordered recently a bathroom ceiling exhaust fan and light. I want to have the fan in my hands to better determine what the ducting will need to be and to install it around the insulation already in place. Again I had placed the proverbial cart before the horse. Such is a maiden trailer restoration project. Next time I will proceed more thoughtfully.
So while I wait, how about salvaging the old furnace stack to use for the fireplace? Though heavily rusted, the stack appeared to be solid, but a POR – 15 treatment was in order. POR is the best stuff ever to stop rust dead in its tracks and to prevent further degradation. it is a four-step process but well worth the effort. Check it out: