Hi Again Everyone,

Please take a look at the form I've built for my oven door. Texman posted a picture of a form adjacent to an inner arch, and his bricks hung over nicely to get some nice cuts on his bricks.

As you can see, my blue form is the width of my inner arch pillars (4.5 inches). I assume I need to make the door form narrower so that the arch bricks actually hang over so that I can cut them.

Second concern: should the second form (the one from the center of the oven to the door) be the length of the diameter? I assume yes.

Thirdly, I am building a low dome and it will be 16 inches high. I will cut bricks at 50 degrees to put on top of the soldiers. Are all other chains after this chain place without putting cuts into the brick? Deejayoh's spreadsheet has me a bit confused about angles. (Perhaps the angles in his spreadsheet on column N refers to the degree to shich the brick must be raised in the back and NOT cut to that degree ? ? ?)

Please take a look at the form I've built for my oven door. Texman posted a picture of a form adjacent to an inner arch, and his bricks hung over nicely to get some nice cuts on his bricks.

As you can see, my blue form is the width of my inner arch pillars (4.5 inches). I assume I need to make the door form narrower so that the arch bricks actually hang over so that I can cut them.

Second concern: should the second form (the one from the center of the oven to the door) be the length of the diameter? I assume yes.

Thirdly, I am building a low dome and it will be 16 inches high. I will cut bricks at 50 degrees to put on top of the soldiers. Are all other chains after this chain place without putting cuts into the brick? Deejayoh's spreadsheet has me a bit confused about angles. (Perhaps the angles in his spreadsheet on column N refers to the degree to shich the brick must be raised in the back and NOT cut to that degree ? ? ?)

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