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Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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  • david s
    Reply to Cracks in my dome! Need some tips
    by david s
    No, not really, a dome is a self supporting structure. It looks like you have worked the cob mixture directly around the flue pipe. Because of the shrinkage of the clay against it there is considerable stress on the cob mixture in that are. Additionally on heating the very conductive stainless pipe...
    Today, 12:15 AM
  • Chach
    Reply to 36" Pompeii Dome Chicago
    by Chach
    Well time is hard to find these days but I was able to build my soffits around my roof...Ice and water shield is installed on the chimney then cement board over that. Just waiting for my facia guy to come measure for my radius trim amd facia so he can fabricate them. I have all my roof materials...hopefully...
    Yesterday, 05:57 PM
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    Reply to Cracks in my dome! Need some tips
    by sirvoice
    Thanks David! Do you think the crack will be a structural issue?
    Yesterday, 04:54 PM

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