These images and text detail certain stages in the construction of a North American variation of the Finnish Taaka in Dauphiné .
The stove will be connected to a remote chimney by a 1.75 M long section of horizontal extended smoke path. Around this transmission tunnel will be built ( by others) a masonry pavilion from which the dwellings principal stair case will rise.
The site was about 150m from a 10th Century earth works.
The heater would be built in the principal dwelling of an old tobacco farm on the Bièvre-Valloire plain.