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Eric Moshier

Duluth, MN
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Eric is a third-generation stonemason who has over 25 years of experience. As the owner of Solid Rock Masonry in Duluth, he has built Finnish, Swedish, Russian and German style masonry heaters throughout the Midwest and southern Ontario. A longtime member of the Masonry Heaters Association, he has led numerous workshops across the Great Lakes Region and at the MHA annual gathering. To complement his strong desire to educate people about heating with wood in efficient and beautiful ways, Eric has pursued projects ranging from coaching hockey to building log homes to being an environmental consultant.

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Current Courses Offered by Eric Moshier

3 days
Teaser image for Masonry Heater Building Workshop

Masonry Heater Building Workshop

Masonry heaters originated in Northern Europe where winters were cold and fuel wasn’t always plentiful.  The natural response?  Create a wood-fired presence that was at once incredibly efficient and highly attractive, capable of generating abundant heat and ideal for cooking/baking.  Masonry heaters are built with fire bricks and utilize their…
Fri, Jan 24th, 2020  –  Sun, Jan 26th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Eric Moshier
Fri, Feb 7th, 2020  –  Sun, Feb 9th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Eric Moshier
2 days
Teaser image for Ovencrafting: Building in the Round, Italian-Style

Ovencrafting: Building in the Round, Italian-Style

Wood fired brick ovens have been used since the dawn of civilization. They have been found in excavations of virtually every ancient civilization with the brick oven reaching its modern form in ancient Rome. Designs vary widely based on materials and intended use. The round wood-fired oven is found widely…
Thu, Feb 27th, 2020  –  Fri, Feb 28th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructor: Eric Moshier

Past Courses Offered by Eric Moshier

Cabin Masonry Mass Stove Building