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Old 08-27-2013, 10:39 PM
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Thanks for the reply I used tapered bricks and then cut the sides to the required taper , and touched up any with the 4 inch grinder and a diamond wheel I generally achieved 2-3 mm joints I did this on the same idea your laid out but wondered if I was just being pedantic. The final crown had nine bricks and took em 9 hours so I am probably still nuts.

I established the actual diameter of the oven by setting a full circle or tapered bricks with a 2mm joint spacer - generally happy with the result
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Noticed you are new and only a few posts. Do you have any pictures of your build from start to finished. From your comments sounds like you joined the forum way after your completion.would be good to see your wfo.
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:40 PM
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Hi Colin,

Attached are a few photos ( I will try and upload the rest shortly) I have follow the FB discussions for well before I started. But need a prod to get to the stage of publishing my sins
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Toomulla
Thanks for posting the pics. She's a beauty.

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Thanks toomulla

Sweet, interesting way of finishing the dome.
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The final height of the flue is 3 meters
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