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Berks County man was known for his classic cast-iron fireplace designs. He says Chinese copies are killing him.
by Jason Nark, Updated: March 8, 2019- 6:10 AM J. Del Conner holds a mold of his most popular fireback design, “The Great Oak,” at his home, which doubles as a studio, in Hamburg, Berks County. Conner makes original firebacks, … Continue reading
Founded by chimney sweep Terry Polis in 1979, Pennsylvania Firebacks, Inc., is about to mark the 40th Anniversary of its revitalization of the art form of the cast-iron Fireback. When the turn to alternative energy emerged in the late … Continue reading
A Small Oak Fireback is featured in the hearth of Dennis Prager’s Fireside Chats on his PragerU site.
In the 1990’s the Good Morning America with Joan Lunden featured our North Star Fireback in its hearth. Here Ben Vereen talks with Joan.
In the 1990’s the Good Morning America with Joan Lunden and Brit Hume featured our North Star Fireback in its hearth. Here First Lady Hillary Clinton talks with Joan.
Happy New Year from our home in Hamburg, PA with a toasty North Star Fireback.