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(Another) Vent Question - 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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(Another) Vent Question

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  • (Another) Vent Question

    I posed these questions under my Oven Progress thread but then realized it might not get noticed there in the same way as a new thread, so ...

    The vent …
    My neighbour Tom came over the other day to see what we’re up to and the vent came up in the conversation. Tom has some kind of engineering job and said he had a sheet metal guy who could put a transition piece together for me in a day or two – all I need to do is provide the specs. It sounds great - if I can just figure out what dimensions! I can’t remember who said that the key to it all is a funnel effect, but how big & how high?

    I have an 8” clay tile flue, which is round so that I can brick around it later in a spiral pattern. If I brick my flat entry around all four sides, the vent opening will be approximately 20” X 9” – can I leave it that big (most vents seem to be much narrower but it seems to me that that’s mainly due to arch construction) and funnel it up to the 8” round in, say, a 10 –inch rise?
    And how would a metal transition attach to the masonry?

    Still lots to figure out!

  • #2
    Re: (Another) Vent Question


    The FB Artigiano ovens use just such a vent. Have a look at the pic I just posted in the photo gallery for a sense of how it works.

    "Made are tools, and born are hands"--William Blake, 1757-1827


    • #3
      Re: (Another) Vent Question

      Thanks Jim! The photo was a perfect example of what's needed.
      My neighbour, Tom, has just left with all the measurements - I'll see in a few days what comes of it .