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Old 05-02-2013, 05:13 PM
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Thanks. Kinda regret that I didn't place the arch bricks in soldier alignment. I think the proportions may have worked better. My wife preferred the half brick arch though.
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Old 05-02-2013, 06:11 PM
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If momma ain't happy, nobody's happy.
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:39 PM
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Fourth row of dome bricks are mortared and arch bricks are cut.

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Old 05-16-2013, 06:28 PM
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I added half a row of dome bricks this afternoon.

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Old 05-16-2013, 07:25 PM
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Looks great Kurt,
You are getting very near to the fun part ........................On second thought, It's all fun
Keep it up, you will be firing this puppy up before know it.
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:30 PM
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I hope so. The neighbors are getting restless.
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Give them the trial pizzas and they will forgive all the noise and dust.
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The inner arch is completed and I have two rows added above the arch. I'll have to make another trip to New Orleans on Friday for more fire brick. I have 11 out of 200 left.



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Old 05-28-2013, 06:56 PM
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Well, the arch didn't collapse.

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It will if you don't add some buttressing.
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