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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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Buying a wet saw

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  • Buying a wet saw

    I have read a few posts regarding saws and its seems logical to spend a few extra bucks and buy a wet saw. I plan on laying out my hearth floor and my first few rows of my dome in my garage during the winter so I want to buy my saw in the near future. At first I was thinking of buying just a regular wet saw but now I am wondering if I should buy one that can do mitre's. The MK diamond 370 exp will do mitre's both ways. The reason I like that option is that I really want to do a quality job on the dome. I don't want to have any large gaps on the inside that need alot of morter. Winter is long enough where I live that I won't have the urge to speed up the dome building process in order to get cooking. Has anyone here bought a saw so that they can mitre the firebrick to get that tight looking fit on the inside of the dome? Also is the MK diamond saw a quality saw?

    Thanks, Versachi
    "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas A. Edison

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    MK saw

    The MK saw, at about a thousand bucks, is the quality, professional tool. Some of us here have bought the

    cheap one from Harbor Freight, and it's good enough for making one oven, even with cutting every brick. If you are going to go into the masonry business, you are gonna want the best tool you can buy. I'd have got the MK if I had money to spare.

    If you are going to cut every brick for a tight fit, you might want to consider my geodesic plan:


    where you only need two different shapes to make a close fitting oven, instead of making four cuts on every brick, different angles on every level.

    It's an ideal winter project, if you have a place to work that you won't mind getting a bit wet.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2