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richardic
fence around wood stove
richardic

Hello,
Does anyone have project for fence around wood stove? I need to keep my kids away from stove so they don't get burn.
I have no idea for this little project. I don't want to spend a lot money, because I do I would buy the nice one on websites for $180.
thank guys, good day

kentvw
Re: fence around wood stove
kentvw

Maybe save some money and not build a fence?

Millions and millions and millions of children have been raised around wood or coal stoves. It is a one time lesson learned quickly.

BigWalt
Re: fence around wood stove
BigWalt

I agree! :cool:

it is same principle when handling hot coffee from store to your vehicle. [ remember McDonald situation.....that really irks me.:mad: ]
When you were a kid, you know coffee is hot, food is hot, fire is dangerous, exhaust on vehicle or ATV is hot, you need to handle it with care, you'll learn a lesson.

Blue RidgeParkway
Re: fence around wood stove
Blue RidgeParkway

you can get heavy duty pet fence grates when assembled are free standing. you find them at petco and other pet stores. Are often used to contain a pet litter for example. they look like the walls of pet crates/mobile pet kennels. Suggest the size designed to contain extra large dogs.

Another option is to get bannister or side rail material and errect a barrier with a gate, such as what might be used on a deck or loft. As long as you keep it far enough away for fire clearance neither wood nor a metal system should get hot enough to be a problem.

if $180 is too much to spend perhaps you could mount a few posts to the floor and use those baby gates you surely already have just mount your posts close enough together that you can use those doorway baby guard gates. You could get 2 out of an 8' 4x4 post.

Good luck.

Cougars1996
Re: fence around wood stove
Cougars1996

I have an inexpensive, $30 model I got at WalMart. It is one with three panels that sits on its own. It is moderately heavy, the kids have learned to keep away from it, and it will "deflect" most light objects and toys that are hurled its way. I have found it to work very well. Cheers. John.

Fencepost
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Fencepost

I remember when I was 5 years old I touched the hot stove...

I never did that again.

The moral of the story is that you can protect a people from danger, but to truly understand and respect danger, they must experience it themselves.

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