Buy a 15 gallon wash pail from Lowe's. Get four bricks, Put the bricks inside the pail. Spread them out flat, to cover the bottom of the pail, and then set your logs on top of the bricks. This allows for airflow under your logs to keep the fire going.
Love this mantle! Airstone Faux Stone Fireplace Makeover - Spring Creek colored stones (looks like real stone but weighs less), above mantel old barnwood planks are stained with watered-down Olympic's blue-gray "Amersterdam" and Behr's "Atlantic" stain