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Polo1523 03-22-2013 01:20 PM

Polo's Thread
 
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Attachment 34455Here to show you some of the progress, I am building a WFO, made of firebricks, I will post a pic but only for the base made of normal red bricks, I still don't have pics for the dome, but I will post more pics tomorrow.

Polo1523 03-22-2013 01:22 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
The cooking surface will be around 56 inches, it is a big oven.

UtahBeehiver 03-22-2013 03:26 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
That is a big oven. Nice start, keep sending pics will be interesting to watch.

brickie in oz 03-22-2013 03:30 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
I believe its already been built. :confused: There is another thread about it.

Polo1523 03-22-2013 08:33 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
Yes the dome is in progress not finished yet tomorrow will post pics exactly how it is now.

Polo1523 03-23-2013 09:48 AM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
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Some pics of the dome Attachment 34456

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I am redoing the floor thats why there are no bricks i am placing sone insulation first

Laurentius 03-23-2013 01:14 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
I like the look of it. Why the slot in the chimney?

brickie in oz 03-23-2013 03:14 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
You will still lose masses of heat through the ovens contact with the concrete slab so you are wasting your time with the floor insulation. :(

Polo1523 03-23-2013 05:18 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
I know you will lose heat unfortunately i was not aware that needed insulation before i started reading the forum, i guess i will still do it as it is, thanks anyway the chimney will have a trap to close it whenever i want will not have that opening when its finished

Les 03-23-2013 05:35 PM

Re: Polo's Thread
 
It is unfortunate that you found us too late. Adding the insulation under the floor will definitely help. The good news is that firebrick isn't that great of a conductor of heat. Hopefully the loss from dome to slab will be minimal.


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