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  • mongota
    Reply to 36" Corner Build in Minnesota
    by mongota
    Nice progress! I;m playing catch-up on a few threads tonight

    I did the same for the transition from the arch to the chimney anchor plate, I mortared my bricks together (two sets of six bricks) in a form and popped the form and the 12 bricks on top of the arch all at once. Once the mortar...
    Today, 08:43 PM
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    Reply to Minne"snow"ta castable build....... I think?
    by Gulf
    I wouldn’t go overboard with this theory. I don’t have any pie R squares to offer you. However, that space inside the dome above the door is where the reburn occurs.
    Today, 08:10 PM
  • jakeanderton
    Reply to Minne"snow"ta castable build....... I think?
    by jakeanderton
    Very informative, david s! I was thinking the larger the door opening height relative to the internal dome height would mean that more heat would escape the internal dome quickly. Meaning more air coming in to burn the wood, and thus going through wood a lot faster. but, with you stating you noticed...
    Today, 07:13 PM

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