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  • Sealing Dome Cracks


    I took off my 1 inch FB blanket after 5 small curing fires. I do have some small cracks but not as bad as I expected for some reason - hairline to 1/16th wide.


    Should I grind out a little and use some HS or should I use the tube of black fireplace goo I got from Lowes???


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    Re: Sealing Dome Cracks

    If they're small cracks I think I'd leve them as they are. At least until after you've finished curing and lit some really big scary fires in the oven - thats the time to take stock and decide if your cracks need filling or not.
    "Building a Brick oven is the most fun anyone can have by themselves." (Terry Pratchett... slightly amended)