Quick design question: Why do the plans call for a 2.5" thickness of fire brick (i.e. a standard fire brick on its side) on the floor, but call for a 4 1/2" thickness (i.e. half a brick length) for the dome? Would it be better to have a thinner dome, or a thicker floor?
Forum Issues Update
Things are progressing in getting things back in order on the Forum! User avatars should be showing up. Attachment and inline images are in the process of being uploaded. We are still looking for a migration path for the Photoplog gallery. Thank you for your patience!
Why is the hearth so thin? Or Walls so thick?