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Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.

Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.

Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!

Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)

In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.


To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
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  • max oven size given area

    Hi Everbody!

    New here and just starting my planning. I have a 44"x44" area that I would like to use. Given that size, what size oven could I build there? I want to make it as low-profile as possible, so I'm going with an igloo finish.

    Another question: Can you use steel studs as a base or must you use concrete blocks or a steel frame?

    Thanks!

  • #2
    Re: max oven size given area

    Have you downloaded the Pompeii oven plans from this site? They spell out what you will need for proper insulation and dome enclosure dimensions, whether its an igloo or enclosed.

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    • #3
      Re: max oven size given area

      Originally posted by justindt View Post
      Hi Everbody!

      New here and just starting my planning. I have a 44"x44" area that I would like to use. Given that size, what size oven could I build there? I want to make it as low-profile as possible, so I'm going with an igloo finish.

      Another question: Can you use steel studs as a base or must you use concrete blocks or a steel frame?

      Thanks!
      Ovens built according to the fornobravo plans have 4.5 inch brick walls and another four or six inches of insulation. That would leave 24-27 inches for an oven floor, a workable dimension but on the small side of the usual oven on this forum. There are several polls concerning oven size here.

      What is the limitation around your 44 X 44 inch space? Depending on the limitations of your space, you might eke a slightly larger oven floor.

      A steel frame designed for the weight of an oven is fine. Look at the fornobravo store for an example of a steel frame.
      Lee B.
      DFW area, Texas, USA

      If you are thinking about building a brick oven, my advice is Here.
      Our One Meter Pompeii Oven album is here.
      An album showing our Thermal Breaks is Here.

      I try to learn from my mistakes, and from yours when you give me a heads up.

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      • #4
        Re: max oven size given area

        "Ovens built according to the fornobravo plans have 4.5 inch brick walls and another four or six inches of insulation. "

        You can even cut the insulation thickness down locally at the "pinch points" to 2 inches or so.

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        • #5
          Re: max oven size given area

          You could also consider using a refractory oven. I must suspect that it is the width that is constrained and that the depth could be more flexible. A Casa 2G80 should fit and the 2G90 might. The larger Giardino would easily fit.

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          • #6
            Re: max oven size given area

            Thanks for the replies and good tips. I do plan on doing a refractory oven, but I will probably just choose a different area to give me some more room to play with.

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