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Through-the-wall design ? - Forno Bravo Forum: The Wood-Fired Oven Community



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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Through-the-wall design ?

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  • Through-the-wall design ?

    Hello everyone, new here and totally stoked (sorry) to build a WFO.
    Due to wanting to use it year-round, I am trying to come up with a through-the-wall design (I may be over-hyphenating). I imagine this would raise new insulation issues, how would it affect rough-sawn pine siding ?
    Should I strip the siding and replace w/ Hardie panel or the like ?
    Should I remove the existing 2x6 studs a replace w/ steel studs ?
    Should I replace the existing blown-in cellulose insulation w/vermic. or fiberglass ?
    I am only just beginning to work out the logistics of this project, still getting the eye-roll from the wife
    I am a carpenter, with some masonry exp.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated, Thanks in advance Jason

  • #2
    Re: Through-the-wall design ?

    Anybody, ... Bueller?


    • #3
      Re: Through-the-wall design ?

      First and foremost in my opinion, any oven that is built into your home (or any other structure for that matter), will need a precise set of plans, permits, and most importantly - meet national firecode standards. This is entirely different from what those of us have built in our backyards. A good place to start would be your local building dept. to find out just how detailed they want your plans and such, then brush up on national fire code (your local fire chief or fire marshal could be quite helpful).

      hopefully dmun (one of this forum's most knowledgeable) will jump in. He actually built an indoor fireplace/outdoor WFO with a chimney over 2 stories high......he will certainly have the most answers.


      • #4
        Re: Through-the-wall design ?

        Based on how much we use our oven I can see where it could be nice to have indoor access. Here in North Carolina - not so much to use the oven outdoors all year round. But when I lived in Michigan - I can see where the indoor oven would have major benefits.

        An indoor oven will need to be engineered similarly to a fireplace and local codes (or more safety) ahered to. Sounds like fun. Take pics for us!

        My oven progress -