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BOTM March 08 Nominations

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  • BOTM March 08 Nominations

    I think somebody has to do something dramatic this month to keep Dave from winning again.

    Nominations for Best of the Month for March 2008 are open for business.
    James
    Pizza Ovens
    Outdoor Fireplaces

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    Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

    Dave restrain yourself.
    RCLake

    "It's time to go Vertical"
    Oven Thread

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    • #3
      Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

      I'll kick things off with a nomination for Acoma's completed dome... Very tight brickwork cut and assembled during a brutal Reno, NV winter.
      Ken H. - Kentucky
      42" Pompeii

      Pompeii Oven Construction Video Updated!

      Oven Thread ... Enclosure Thread
      Cost Spreadsheet ... Picasa Web Album

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      • #4
        Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

        I second the motion. Certainly nothing dramatic happnin' 'round here. Sad to say that the "pop tart thing" tops the list.

        dusty

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        • #5
          Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

          I'm going with Robert as well - how he worked in this crap is beyond description. Now, if RC had flames pouring out of the mouth of the beast he was riding - thats a different story

          Les...
          Check out my pictures here:
          http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/les-build-4207.html

          If at first you don't succeed... Skydiving isn't for you.

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          • #6
            Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

            I don't think I can win without Dave's support. He seems to be the Godfather of BOM....
            An excellent pizza is shared with the ones you love!

            Acoma's Tuscan:
            http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/a...scan-2862.html

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            • #7
              Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

              Actually... I think Dave's only won one BOTM (Feb). I believe the last thing he won was the contest to see who made the 10 billionth post or something like that (I'm pretty sure he made most of them)
              Ken H. - Kentucky
              42" Pompeii

              Pompeii Oven Construction Video Updated!

              Oven Thread ... Enclosure Thread
              Cost Spreadsheet ... Picasa Web Album

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              • #8
                Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                I would like to nominate Georges pink oven. It has been a labour of love for 5 months also through the winter. Great arch detail and polished concrete.

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                • #9
                  Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                  I'll have to go with Inishta, too. Part of it is the dome, archway and polished concrete, but also the WFO builder's apparel. He would win hands down with matching shoes.

                  Jim
                  "Made are tools, and born are hands"--William Blake, 1757-1827

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                  • #10
                    Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                    Yeah, I love George's polished concrete.
                    Ken H. - Kentucky
                    42" Pompeii

                    Pompeii Oven Construction Video Updated!

                    Oven Thread ... Enclosure Thread
                    Cost Spreadsheet ... Picasa Web Album

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                    • #11
                      Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                      Oh no, George is taking over.....
                      An excellent pizza is shared with the ones you love!

                      Acoma's Tuscan:
                      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/a...scan-2862.html

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                      • #12
                        Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                        Thanks for the kind thoughts. Due to popular vote of the neighbors and wife, and reassurance that the oven's waterproof, I painted it today.

                        No more Pink Elephant. Now I call it the Great Pumpkin. Tomatoe Bisque in eggshell finish. Not my fav. but the wife and neighbors say it's better. Pics to follow in the near future. Tomorrow, another coat.
                        GJBingham
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                        Everyone makes mistakes. The trick is to make mistakes when nobody is looking.

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                        • #13
                          Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                          How about RCLake's documentation of the new curing process, his great dome (and bucking bronco pic) and of course the wonderful view on every single one of his updates...?

                          And I also think that wayne's cool copper door deserves a nomination.
                          "Building a Brick oven is the most fun anyone can have by themselves." (Terry Pratchett... slightly amended)

                          http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/p...pics-2610.html
                          http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f9/p...nues-2991.html

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                          • #14
                            Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                            Yeah, Wayne's door is pretty awesome.

                            Once again, we are going to have a whole bunch of REALLY good ovens to vote on... This is going to be very hard!
                            Ken H. - Kentucky
                            42" Pompeii

                            Pompeii Oven Construction Video Updated!

                            Oven Thread ... Enclosure Thread
                            Cost Spreadsheet ... Picasa Web Album

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                            • #15
                              Re: BOTM March 08 Nominations

                              I nominate Acoma for his incredible work, ability to work in 2 foot snow drifts, and to finish with such a clean oven that you can eat ice cream on it Ah, had to try, right?
                              An excellent pizza is shared with the ones you love!

                              Acoma's Tuscan:
                              http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/a...scan-2862.html

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