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Justin 11-05-2008 01:32 AM

Justin Pompeii
 
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I have just started a Pompeii oven build. So far i have dug and boxed up a place for a 2m x 3m x 14cm slab.

Justin 11-08-2008 05:09 PM

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Slab was poured yesterday. Now I,m sore all over (not cut out for manual labour)

christo 11-08-2008 08:21 PM

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Slab looks good! Not cut out for manual labor? Looks like you are! One more slab to pour and it's all downhill from there!

Christo

Justin 11-10-2008 02:07 AM

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Got concrete (masonary) blocks delivered today. Dry stacked two rows and its looks pretty good, looks huge though! I used a grinder to remove the 'dags' from concrete moulding process that make them not sit flat on one another. This made them sit alot flatter with less wobble and hopefully less concrete will spill out of gaps.
Ill post a photo of the block stand tomorrow when theres more light.

Here is the progress so far. ( i have actually changed it slightly since photo to leave an opening to access rear storage area.

Justin 11-12-2008 02:03 AM

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Ok, i finished stacking blocks today and cut up all the rebar. i will pour the concret in the cores tomorrow. Did i mention im doing all this after work each day..soo very tired. haha.

mannextdoor 11-12-2008 04:04 AM

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Welcome Mate

Take your time, you have all summer.

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staestc 11-12-2008 06:05 AM

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It is looking really good Justin, and I think you will really like the additional access to the storage space as well :)

Travis

Justin 11-12-2008 05:27 PM

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Thanks Mannextdoor and Travis. Encoragement makes the pain dissapear, haha.

james 11-12-2008 05:33 PM

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Great pizza; better cardio-vascular. :-)
James

Bandrasco 11-12-2008 05:43 PM

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Looks good Justin!

I hear ya on the "after work" build process. It takes a lot of motivation to stay at it after a very long day. Not to mention that it's dark now by the time I get home.....Don't get me started on the daylight savings time of the year. :)

Good luck and keep up the hard work!

Bill


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