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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!

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  • Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

    I had planned to leave a lot of the finish work till spring since the weather here is getting colder by the day but, in looking at various postings, it sounds as if the dry-stacked blocks on my stand could be a problem when the ice and snow hit, if I don't waterproof them before winter - any comments? Could I just tarp the stand for the first winter??

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    Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

    Sarah,

    I can't imagine that the cold weather would have an effect on dry stacked blocks. The only concern I can think of would be moisture getting in the cracks. I don't think that will be a big deal since the water won't be trapped. If your stand is on a solid foundation, I think you will be fine.

    If you are done building for the winter, throw on the tarp and wait for warm weather!
    Ken H. - Kentucky
    42" Pompeii

    Pompeii Oven Construction Video Updated!

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

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      Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

      Thanks Ken - I'm not done for the winter yet unless the weather takes a turn for the worse. It's touch 'n go this time of year. That's why I'd rather put my efforts into the dome right now instead of the stucco!

      Sarah

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        Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

        Noticed you are in Canada. I picked up a shed from Canadian Tire which you can see on photo album...link below. If you are building in the cold and wet this item has been a huge help to me. It is 8x8x8 and the retail is about 200.00 or so dollars. I got it on a big sale for cheap...wayne
        see below for my oven album of progress to date

        http://picasaweb.google.com/wayneber...PizzaOvenWorld

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        • #5
          Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

          Wayne, you're right - I never even thought of this and I actually have one of those sheds ... but not accessible, as it's over on an island and the boat's been put to bed at the marina. Now that you've jogged my brain a bit, though, I may look for another one, maybe second-hand.
          Thanks!

          Sarah

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          • #6
            Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

            Sarah - I was wondering how you could build in the winter - I just checked your temps and you're going to be 70 deg on Friday and the lows are mid forties - what's that all aboot ? I thought Canada was COLD.

            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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            • #7
              Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

              It can be ... it has been ... it will be again ... but not this weekend !!
              It was down to minus 2 (that's around 30 to you) a few nights earlier this week and could well be snowing this time next week but every now and then nature smiles upon us here in the North and this is one of those times - it's going to be a busy weekend as we see how far we can get with the floor and dome.
              Last Christmas I was able to BBQ without needing a jacket (I'll let you work out if that means it was warm or that we Canadians are a hardy bunch ) and didn't get any real snow till mid-January. Fingers crossed for a repeat this year ... or even better if I can replace the BBQ with cooking in my oven and skip a repeat of the dismal birthday blizzard !

              Sarah

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                Re: Stucco Now or Stucco Later?

                Originally posted by sarah h View Post
                It can be ... it has been ... it will be again ... but not this weekend !!
                It was down to minus 2 (that's around 30 to you) a few nights earlier this week and could well be snowing this time next week but every now and then nature smiles upon us here in the North and this is one of those times - it's going to be a busy weekend as we see how far we can get with the floor and dome.
                Last Christmas I was able to BBQ without needing a jacket (I'll let you work out if that means it was warm or that we Canadians are a hardy bunch ) and didn't get any real snow till mid-January. Fingers crossed for a repeat this year ... or even better if I can replace the BBQ with cooking in my oven and skip a repeat of the dismal birthday blizzard !

                Sarah
                global warming........need i say more
                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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