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  • asudavew needs some advice..

    Ok..

    I've been thinking about how to finish my dome.

    I really want to keep the shape of the dome. But....... I don't want to coat it with perlcrete. I think the cement in the perlcrete lowers the perlite insulating value,.(it's the fluff and the air pockets that makes it such a good insulator.)

    So what I have been thinking of doing is building a dome-shaped wire cage around my oven. (I would leave about 6-8 inches between the cage and my dome.) Then covering the cage with aluminum screen, and finally filling the cage by pouring in the perlite through a hole in the top.

    Then I am going to place wire lathe around the screen for my stucco layers.

    Is this doable? Any reasons why this wouldn't work.

    I'd really like to know what everyone thinks.

    Thanks a bunch.

    Dave
    My thread:
    http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/d...ress-2476.html
    My costs:
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    Re: asudavew needs some advice..

    Sounds like a very logical way to accomplish what you are looking for
    Dutch
    "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. " Charles Mingus
    "Build at least two brick ovens...one to make all the mistakes on and the other to be just like you dreamed of!" Dutch

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    • #3
      Re: asudavew needs some advice..

      Hey Dave,

      That is definitely do-able and lots of people do it that way. As you say, you build a thin rebar and stucco lathe form around the oven, leaving room for insulation, then do the scratch coat and finish coats on top of that structure.

      Go for it!
      James
      Pizza Ovens
      Outdoor Fireplaces

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      • #4
        Re: asudavew needs some advice..

        Dave, that's going to be my approach and it's in the plans - page 52.

        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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        • #5
          Re: asudavew needs some advice..

          Make sure your outer enclosure is well sealed around the edges - loose perlite has a tendency to leak out. Otherwise, it sounds like a good plan.
          My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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          • #6
            Re: asudavew needs some advice..

            Thanks everyone!

            I was hoping for positive encouragement!

            I plan on starting this weekend. And I also need to make a door.

            So ... Dave will be busy on his oven again!
            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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            • #7
              Re: asudavew needs some advice..

              It's fun working on an oven where you have already cooked. You now get to mix soot with your mortar. It makes a nice greyish, black color, and it doesn't wash out of your shirt.

              Enjoy. :-)
              Pizza Ovens
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              • #8
                Re: asudavew needs some advice..

                Very clever. Have you been staying awake thinking of this stuff?

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