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October 2009

ON THE COVER
Chris Varney, Vice-President of Ventech Industries in Eliot, Maine, compares his design for the Smoktite applicator nozzle with the finished product.
Photo by Jim Gillam

IN THIS ISSUE

The Fabulous Sootprints, By Jim Gillam with Tom Biscoe

Ventech Industries: Applied Ceramics for Chimneys and Fireplaces, Article and photos by Jim Gillam

SNEWS Briefs

Freebie Public Service article: The Top Down Burn Fire By Chris Prior, illustration by Jose Valverde

In the Beginning, By David Lamb

Products & Services

Tributes to The Chimney Sweep News' 30th Anniversary, By John Crouch, Sooty Bob Daniels, Charlie & Jennie Lynn Dunn, Royal Edwards, John Gulland, Mark McSweeney, Gene & Marge Padgitt

Are You Training Your Competition? By Rob Lindemann

New York Guild Summer Workshop: The Great Fireplace Burnoff, By Edmund Poplawski, Photos by Jeanmarie Jacobson

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ADVERTISERS INDEX:

Ahren-Fire Fireplace -- 800-582-1392

American Chimney Supplies -- 888-423-2836

Chim-Cap Corp. -- 800-262-9622

Cobra Chimney Caps -- 888-463-0636

Condar -- 828-894-8383

Copperfield Chimney Supply -- 800-247-3305

Dynacote -- 866-439-6226

EXHAUSTO -- 800-255-2593

Firesafe Industries - FireGuard & S.C.R. -- 800-545-6607

Golden Flue Cast-In-Place Liners -- 800-446-5354

Improved Consumer Products -- 508-695-7000

Lifetime Chimney Supply -- 877-234-7747

Lindemann Chimney Supply -- 800-722-7230

Lyemance Dampers -- 800-247-3305

MC Refractory -- 877-288-2348

National Chimney Supply -- 800-897-8481

Olympia Chimney Supply -- 800-569-1425

Pro-Spin Vent Cleaning Products -- 800-994-7933

Sand Hill Wholesale -- 888-726-3445

Sleepy Hollow Chimney Supply - Bellfires -- 800-553-5322

Smoktite -- 866-439-0069

Thermocrete -- 866-439-0069

US Fireplace Products -- 812-941-9790

Village Products -- 800-366-9663

Whitecaps -- 800-335-2534

Wohler USA -- 978-750-9876

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