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Paint vs. Limewash - 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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Paint vs. Limewash

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  • Paint vs. Limewash


    I just completed my first oven but I'm struggling trying to find a paint and I'm concern about possible fumes...

    Can I simply limewash the dome?
    Any other suggestions for paint or stain in the US?

    Thanks for any replies.



  • #2
    Re: Paint vs. Limewash

    Limewash should work fine. Do 1 part white portland to 2 parts lime and thin to the consistency you want (thin enough not to be over an 1/8" thick tops).


    • #3
      Re: Paint vs. Limewash

      Ordinary acrylic outdoor paint works well.
      Kindled with zeal and fired with passion.


      • #4
        Re: Paint vs. Limewash

        Thanks for the responses...as soon as I find the lime I might go with that, I haven't had any luck with the local stores so far


        • #5
          Re: Paint vs. Limewash

          I used exterior acrylic masonry paint the colors are limited because of the base they use so I put an additional coat of ordinary exterior acrylic paint in a color that I liked.