Pyromasse is Marcus Flynn designer and artisane.
10 Old Dunham Street
Québec, Canada J0J 2H0
Tel. 579 433 8890
The Pyromasse website offers information concerning the
historical and technical development of the masonry heater and an
overview of Pyromasse and its current activities within the
Province of Quebec.
Operations: Construction of contraflow masonry heaters, European-style masonry bake ovens and cookstoves.
Field of Operations: Global
||: Marcus Flynn
||: R.B.Q. Licence # 8335-8119-53
||: Holder of Quebec Mason card # 104-326-066
||: Member of the Moscow Stove Builders Guild # 0001179
Experience: Construction of over 100 masonry heaters, ovens and cookstoves in North America and Europe. Though primarily self-taught, Marcus Flynn has, and continues to be, inspired, encouraged, and assisted by the masters of the North American field: Albert Barden, Norbert Senf, and Eric Nilsen.
Specialties: Aesthetic brickwork: particular interest in the early Art Deco design period of the 1920s.
- Workshop: St Adolph de Howard. Quebec, Canada 2008
Object: Assembly of The Heat Kit, with Norbert Senf.
- Field trip: Anjou and Provence. France 2002.
Object: Inspection of the Fayol and Munoz oven factories, and local bakeries.
- Field trip: Tain L'Hermitage, Drone France. 2001.
Object: Instruction in the assembly of Panyol ovens. Investigation of traditional community ovens in Drone and Ardesh.
- Field trip: Helsinki, Â Finland. 2001.
Object: Contact with local heater masons. Inspection of the Upo factory in Lappi.
- Workshop: Truckee, California USA. 2000.
Object: Working with soapstone as a facing material.
Instructor: Eric Nilson.
- Field trip Minsk, Belarus Republic, 1995
Object: Contact with local heater masons, acquisition of literature and plans
- Field trip: Slusk and Bolshiusliva, Belarus Republic, 1994
Object: Research pertaining to traditional Russian Pitch-ka and Groop-ka
- Workshop: Port Colburn, Ontario, Canada, Tempcast Enviroheat manufacturing plant, 1994
Object: Construction of Tempcast 2000 Prefabricated core kit
- Workshop/field trip, Emmaboda Smalland, Sweden, 1992
Object: Traditional stove tiling techniques, construction of antique Kakelung, and Crownspisen's modern prefabricated Kakelung
- Workshop: Maine, USA, 1992
Object: Construction of Finnish-style cook stove
Instructor: Albert Barden
Pyromasse associates with the anarco-communist principals of social revolution.