#1  
Old 01-14-2010, 07:09 PM
Peasant
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cary NC
Posts: 46
Default Does this make me more interesting?

At 41 a midlife crisis of sorts, I've become boring. In the past several months I have tried to do little things to be less of a dullard. I ran a week of "daddy camp" with my kids, started an organic garden, created a worm farm, got very drunk on guiness, and at 5'10" 240lbs decided to time myself running the mile, then I decided to get more life insurance. My lastest endevor is to build a brick and stone pizza oven in the yard and record the process and photos on this wonderful site. As a mason by trade the actual work is something I can do, it's the amount of time, money, and effort that makes this the working mans equilivent of a fancy convertable. I will try to keep you entertained with my self depricating humor, razor sharp wit, and bad spelling. So in eighteen months we can all enjoy a nice slice of pizza or maybe a calzone. 5'10" 245 .
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-28-2010, 05:40 PM
marklewis's Avatar
Peasant
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: north carolina
Posts: 36
Default Re: Does this make me more interesting?

Hey StoneJohn:

So how is that oven build going? You dont need to take 18 months to enjoy a WFO. I know you know brick and all but why not try a clay oven??? I am having a blast building mine and it can be done very quickly (outside of drying time). I went to NC state and I know your area has much red red clay!!! Get out of dullsville and like Nike says "Just Do It!"

Winter is over; its time to get dirty with a build and enjoy the wonderful weather.

My build is in Fayetteville, NC; see attached link and let me know what u think!?!
http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f43/...ild-12388.html (Cob Oven Build)

Hey, I just saw you have a build going so disregard this clay suggestion although you could still do a small one with the kids. Good luck with the NC build.

Last edited by marklewis; 03-28-2010 at 05:46 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-28-2010, 05:52 PM
Tscarborough's Avatar
Il Pizzaiolo
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ausitn
Posts: 2,861
Default Re: Does this make me more interesting?

Boring. Boring. I would rather be anything than boring, and even though my teenage girls think I am extremely weird, they do not suffer under any delusions of boredom.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-29-2010, 04:11 AM
Archena's Avatar
Il Pizzaiolo
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Alabama
Posts: 1,188
Default Re: Does this make me more interesting?

Quote:
Does this make me more interesting?
Not so far. Maybe if you try to make your oven look like the Millennium Falcon?
__________________
"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." - Jim Elliot

"Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." -Mike Ditka
[/CENTER]
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-29-2010, 11:40 AM
jota112233's Avatar
Peasant
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Cardiff UK
Posts: 30
Default Re: Does this make me more interesting?

Have been a few months now, and have the base and hollow block surround pretty much in place. What is interesting is our childrens perception of us. I consider myself reasonably practacle, able to turn my hand to most things, generally speaking spending more time thinking and planning, as apposed to actually doing, compared anyway to my my kids friends fathers.

Anyway, returning to my car from a local building suppliers, (some timber & nails I think) My daughter shouted from the Pajero window. "Dad...! You're a freak...!

You probably had to be there to appreciate the sentiment. I was very touched...

Jon
Cardiff

Last edited by jota112233; 03-29-2010 at 11:45 AM.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
is it possible to make the dome entirely of a concrete vermiculite mix? muckrunner Tools, Tips and Techniques 3 08-26-2009 11:13 PM
How to Make a Long (20-24 Hour), Room-Temperature Fermented Dough Gollimari Pizza 3 08-24-2009 03:55 PM
Do you make your own Prosciutto? fullback66 Chit Chat 33 02-09-2009 11:48 AM
how to make a pizza with Caputo flour mikeyr Pizza 21 11-14-2006 06:19 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:16 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
© 2006/10 Forno Bravo, LLC