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Old 05-06-2012, 04:54 PM
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And here are a few pics prior to the stucco. This shows my steel structure for the roof that I designed as a pyramid. The next photo is the structure on top of the enclosure. And the last two photos is the roof all finished with cement board prior to stucco.

The enclosure itself has 4 outlets (for anything electrical I need to plug in, i.e. blender for margaritas and such), one switch for 2 lights on the ceiling right on front of the oven entrance arch, 2 openings for marine all-weather speakers, and one access box in the back of the WFO for my amplifier and iPod for music.

Like I said, it's not quite finished, but almost!!!

More pics in the next few weeks as I finish this 3-year project!!

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Old 05-06-2012, 05:16 PM
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One last beauty shot. That ledge you see on the left is a built-in bench. The wife will be getting cushions to soften the bench up a bit. The space on the right between the countertops will house my Santa-Maria style WFG (wood-fired grill). I like the color of the overall kitchen area. The pyramid will be a different color to set it apart from the enclosure and counters.

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Old 05-06-2012, 06:09 PM
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Excellent work on the pyramid! That is unique. Reminds me of a trip we took down to the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico.

One or two of these would look right at home on your roof . I want get in to what the guide told us usually rolled down the steps of those pyrimids .
Although it is sort of fitting since the sacrifice was to the gods for bountiful food!
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Old 05-06-2012, 06:17 PM
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Thanks Gulf!!! I've been following your build, and your brickwork is a work of art!! It was a ton of work, but for me, it's all about the details. I take the extra time to get the details right, and once people see the little details, they see that I didn't take any shortcuts. It's all worth it to me...

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Old 05-06-2012, 06:52 PM
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I take the extra time to get the details right, and once people see the little details, they see that I didn't take any shortcuts. It's all worth it to me...
I appreciate and can certainly relate to that philosophy.
To paraphrase another one of my intersests: It's all about the build .
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Old 07-09-2012, 04:38 PM
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Been cooking in my WFO throughout the summer! It's not quite finished yet (perhaps 90% done), but I've have enjoying the great food coming out of it with great satisfaction! My guests also comment on the awesome pizzas and steak coming from the WFO!

Here are a couple of pics from this past weekend. That's a mozzarella, chicken apple sausage, garlic & basil pie. Excellent! You can see the fire breathing to life and the dome starting to clear up. It's amazing to see the dome turning white hot!!!!

Keep up with good work builders/cooks!!!

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Old 05-07-2013, 04:22 PM
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It's been a while since my last post, so I decided to update my thread a bit. I have not finished my oven yet, though it's 90% done. My nephew finally finished my oven door, and it came out great! Thank you AA!! Here are a few pics of the insulated SS and aluminum door.

I plan to finish my oven and outdoor kitchen this summer. Here are a few things I still need to do: install outdoor sink and faucet, install oven landing, install final brick arch facing the oven, create and install wood doors on my my cabinets, finishing installing the sandstone veneer on the backside of the oven (I have a few more stones left, so I want to install the rest until they are gone), stain and seal my countertops, and finally install lighting and more speakers. Not too bad... Just need a little more time...

We have been busy entertaining guests though, so that's good!! Now that we have a fully-functional oven, finishing it has gone by the wayside. But I'm back on track!

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Nice SS door, looks like something Orange County Chopper would do!
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Nice SS door, looks like something Orange County Chopper would do!
You got that right - the billet handle is awesome!

Aceves, what do the letters / writing represent?
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That is quite a door!
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