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Old 06-15-2014, 06:24 AM
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Russel,

Your dome is becoming increasingly famous. You should start choosing a name for it. It looks inspired from your beehiving, you may find a beehiving inspired name, or maybe a Gold inspired name.
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Did a couple courses of shingles this weekend. Reminds me of doing the brick dome, by time you reach the top you are getting pretty good with cutting and fitting, then you are done........with no more to do.
Ann just said OH, MY.... When I showed her the most recent photo of your oven. We will need to stop by to see it when we come out to SLC in December.
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That's amazing Utah, it looks like nothing I've ever seen!
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Russell, That is looking Great! Congratulations on your soon to be completed oven!
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I have an interesting piece I picked up, it was a hanging lamp brass and yes it is square but food of thought, there are a lot of old brass lamps, that might make a nice cap/key. It would not need to be nearly as tall as this one.

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Maybe the finale needs to be something cast from the copper pieces that have been generated as scrap. I'm sure you have the skills and artist ability to create the crowning jewel.. then it is "all" hand made with your skilled hands!

Same for the chimney... a sleeve would make a great addition but then you need to build a matching spark arrester. It doesn't have to be like the factory ones.

And you said--"getting near the top, with nothing left to do?"

Really interesting to watch your build, I think everyone agrees it is all about the love you put into your projects, it shows!
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Russell,
Your cladding is turning out greater than I even expected! And I knew that you would do it right. For some reason the cladding reminds me of scales. And the mental picture that I am getting is screaming "The Copper Dragon" . Of course, in a few months, "The Green Dragon" may be more fitting. I love the look of oxidized copper.
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Still go with mutant ninja turtle gulf mainly due to the shell shape.
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Still go with mutant ninja turtle gulf mainly due to the shell shape.
Turtles don't have flames coming out of their mouths though--dragons do!
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