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  • dusty's gittin' done!

    Hi all!
    Miss you guys. Just a quick update to let you-all know that all is good and my project is almost done- I see light at the end of the tunnel!
    This summer I set out to finish my outdoor kitchen. I made my counters from old pool table slates...they are black...so hot in the sun that you can't touch them. No good. I deceided to build a canopy over the entire project. Seemed like a good idea at the time but has turned into a HUGE endevor.
    But I am finally done laying bricks and, thanks to my welding sons, I am reaching the end of the canopy project.
    I will try not to be such a stanger.

    dusty

    I have taken some pictures of the giant metal superstructure but I can't seem to get the uploaded onto here. Sorry. I will try again soon.

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    Re: dusty's gittin' done!

    OK...I think I got it.

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    • #3
      Re: dusty's gittin' done!

      that's one hell of an umbrella


      welcome back dustman

      Don't be a stranger
      My thread:
      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/d...ress-2476.html
      My costs:
      http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?k...Xr0fvgxuh4s7Hw
      My pics:
      http://picasaweb.google.com/dawatsonator

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      • #4
        Re: dusty's gittin' done!

        Thanks Dave for the warm wecome. BTW...your beer is getting mighty dusty! Still have it here though...better hurry.

        dusty

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        • #5
          Re: dusty's gittin' done!

          Dusty - Welcome back! And I must say - one hell of a job on the cover. That is incredible! Whats going on top - inquiring minds want to know.

          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: dusty's gittin' done!

            More metal. 24 guage sheets. Painted white on both sides from the manufacturer. I will glue and screw them down as when they tried to weld one into place, it warped badly.

            dusty

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            • #7
              Re: dusty's gittin' done!

              Wow, that looks so cool! Cant' wait to see it finished.

              ...And after that you'll be back on the forum more often, ok?
              "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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              • #8
                Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                Dusty,

                That is an amazing set up! (where can I find some "Welding Sons"?) The canopy is going to be fantastic.
                Ken H. - Kentucky
                42" Pompeii

                Pompeii Oven Construction Video Updated!

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

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                • #9
                  Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                  Originally posted by Ken524 View Post
                  where can I find some "Welding Sons"?
                  Good one Ken . Once you find them let us know, 'cos I'd like some, too.
                  "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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                  • #10
                    Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                    At least you won't have any concerns with structural integrity!

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                    • #11
                      Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                      Awww man! Now I have to build one!

                      Looks super nice! I'm very jealous.

                      Christo
                      My oven progress -
                      http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/c...cina-1227.html
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                      • #12
                        Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                        Originally posted by Ken524 View Post
                        Dusty,

                        where can I find some "Welding Sons"?
                        Pretty handy eh? My middle son, Derek is a welding artist- I think that's what it is called. He builds sculptues of metal. My youngest, Kyle, learned to weld from him. Osmosis, I think.

                        Derek did some, but Kyle did most.

                        I have almost finished installing the roof. It goes much faster that I thought. I will certainly finish tomorrow.
                        I will try to take some pics. Maybe some of some sculpures too.

                        dusty

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                        • #13
                          Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                          Originally posted by christo View Post
                          Awww man! Now I have to build one!

                          Looks super nice! I'm very jealous.

                          Christo
                          Careful!
                          Like I said, that canopy has turned into a MAJOR project. This outdoor kitchen is taking way too long. I started 8/16/07, and have been working on it very steady since then.
                          My enthusiasm is waning.

                          dusty

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                          • #14
                            Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                            A welding artist... that is so cool! Yes, please do post some pics of his sculptures!

                            My most limiting factor for making mosaic sculptures is being able to produce a stable rebar structure to support the cement base. I'm very jelous, too
                            "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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                            • #15
                              Re: dusty's gittin' done!

                              Dusty, welcome back - that's one heck of an entrance, with that canopy structure! The Welding Sons did a great job and I'd love to see some sculpture pics too.

                              Sarah

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