Staircases and masonry heaters both provide essential functions yet take up substantial floorspace.  Placing a heater near a stair case requires respecting proper clearances to combustibles and can sometimes lead to tricky finish details or awkward spaces.  Why not combine these two important functions into one!?  Here are some ideas….

Staircase Heater by Roland Voppel of Vuurmeesters (photo credit: Fred Roest)
Staircase heater by Brian Klipfel of Fireworks Masonry and Marty Pearson of Stone Comfort
Staircase Heater by Pál Szentgróti of Szentgróti Manufaktúra
Heater by Flemming Abrahammson of Fornyet Energi
Heater by Flemming Abrahammson of Fornyet Energi
Heater by Flemming Abrahammson of Fornyet Energi
Back of Staircase Heater by Firespeaking.  (full project report)
Staircase Heater by Warmstone Heat. Built by Ron Pihl, Dale Hisler and Jerry Jessen.
Design Work by Chris Springer of Iron Hammer Stoneworks
Rocket Mass Heater with heat exchange in staircase by Fornyet Energi.

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