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pdqtom 01-19-2012 04:37 PM

Body from central Texas
 
I'm new to the forum but have found it incredibly helpful! I have learned so much that I need to quit reading and start building. The CD from Forno is well worth the price and offer many thanks to them for this wealth of info. I am In central Texas, Dripping Springs, just out of Austin.

Tscarborough 01-23-2012 05:33 AM

Re: Body from central Texas
 
Welcome to the forum!

lt4827 10-23-2012 08:45 AM

Re: Body from central Texas
 
pdqtom, have you started the building process yet? or started to a mass the items needed?

moderator 10-23-2012 09:43 AM

Re: Body from central Texas
 
Hi PdqTom,
Welcome to Forno Bravo! Our community is filled with active and pleasant members who are more than happy to help you with any questions.

Good luck on your journey!

moderator 10-23-2012 09:49 AM

Re: Body from central Texas
 
Hello Pdqtom,

Welcome to the forum! Please post some pictures if you have started your build we would love to see. If you have not started when you do keep us in the loop with your progress.

Happy Building!
Amber @ Forno Bravo

Lburou 10-24-2012 03:12 PM

Hello Pdqtom :)
 
You must be pretty special to have, count them, TWO welcomes from Fornobravo Hq. Never seen that before. ;)

Tscarborough is your man for materials. :)

pdqtom 10-25-2012 05:57 AM

Re: Body from central Texas
 
Thanks for the welcome from all! I have begun construction and had a set back with the insulation getting wet and taking over two weeks to dry out. I deconstructed the floor and insulation and built an extension roof off of my existing deck roof, which was the original plan. I just did not want to work around posts and under a close roof for the oven construction. I began a construction thread under "Central Texas Build". I figured out how to pos photos from my iPad finally and will now update with the new finished roof. Gutters are being installed this Saturday to further divert runoff. I plan to attach temp side curtains until the masonry becomes "dried in". I have 4" on ceramic fiber insulation under the floor and when it got wet it became somewhat soft. The expense of the stuff made me shy to try tarps or temp covers as any leak and the stuff wicks the moisture something crazy!
I have met Tscarbrough and purchased my brick and mortar from him. He is very personable and knowledgeable.
Again, thanks for the welcome and encouragement. This forum and the folks at FB are remarkable.
moT


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