"Wood Stove...the skeleton. Need to understand this better!" Me, too. I wish i could build my own place and put one of these babies in.
This stove is perfect for heating up a small space.
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The Country Living Bembridge wood-burning stove by Charnwood is now available to order in a stylish selection of five colours. Order yours now.
Lopi Cape Cod Wood Stove - Brown I know this isn't a reading nook but it would be an excellent place to curl up and read or do paperwork.
http://www.mobilehomecareguide.com/mobilehomestoves.php has some info about the HUD approved stoves that can be installed in mobile homes.
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Stovax Regency Multifuel / Woodburning Stove
Dovre Wood Burning Stoves & Fires - Scandinavian Stoves. Vintage but contemporary and very efficient a nice combination and it looks stunning.
Contemporary country wood burner