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  • Gulf
    Reply to New Build in Cardiff
    Hi Paul,

    Welcome to the forum. I did not need the extra distance between me and the oven for the thickness of a whole brick. I cut about a 3/4" face from old solid bricks. That gave me two faces per brick. I used thinset to apply them to the stand and then pointed the mortar joints....
    Today, 04:26 PM
  • paulukk
    New Build in Cardiff
    Hi folks

    Starting a new build in Cardiff - the plan is a nice 42in pompeii in brick (brick/ block stand with rendered enclosure around the dome - to match the house)

    My first question is for those people who have built a block plinth with a skin of brick is did you build it...
    Today, 12:08 PM
  • deejayoh
    Reply to Home brew problems
    Ah - I bought bagged fine sand from my concrete vendor (using fine sand is another great tip, IMO) that was totally dry. But good point....
    Today, 10:29 AM

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