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Error in Pompeii oven materials list for 36" oven

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  • Error in Pompeii oven materials list for 36" oven

    I was just on my way to head to Lowe's to pick up the beginning supplies for building my oven and I think I discovered some errors:

    Under the materials list for the 36" oven, the foundation is described to need rebar cut to 80" and 94" and studs cut to 83" and 94". These were copied from the instructions for the 42" oven, but were not adjusted to the proper dimensions needed for the 36" oven. These should likely be adjusted to 71" and 80" for the rebar and 74" and 80" for the studs.

    The call for 48 sq ft of wire mesh is also overkill since the foundation for the 36" is just under 40 sq ft. I recommend cutting this down to 32 to 36 sq ft.
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