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JLC ??JANUARY 1990 Carpenters of Invention "Tell you what," the carpenter told Steve McLaughlin, "if you want to make a million bucks, here's what you do." The carpenter was installing a wood stove in a remodeled family room. To do so, he had to erect a bulky sheet-metal wall protector between the stove and the wall. (It was either that or install the stove 3 feet out from the wall.) And when he installed the stovepipe, he had to cut a gaping hole to run the pipe through the wall to the exterior chimney. Sure, it met code, but it looked awful. The carpenter told McLaughlin that if he could come up with an attractive, easy-to-use, safe way