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Offline fagilia

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #80 on: February 15, 2013, 03:06:19 PM »
Thank you so far guys.
I even think and hope these discussions will help other builders since it is high level stuff at least for me.
Iam waiting for my vermicrete mix over the door to dry. I want make sure it will be stable before i move on.


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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #81 on: February 15, 2013, 03:08:25 PM »
I'm excited for you. I think you are going to have an awesome oven.
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #82 on: February 15, 2013, 03:19:37 PM »
faglia have you seen this video?

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka9MxWsHc00" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka9MxWsHc00</a>
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #83 on: February 15, 2013, 03:32:36 PM »
faglia have you seen this video?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ka9MxWsHc00


Looks like it is blocked in the US darn it.
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #84 on: February 15, 2013, 03:54:15 PM »
Looks like it is blocked in the US darn it.

really? thats weird, iam in Brazil, and everything is blocked here, and i can see it just fine...
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #85 on: February 15, 2013, 04:58:17 PM »
This is how it comes up for me. I'm not sure I've ever even seen this screen before.
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #86 on: February 15, 2013, 08:03:31 PM »
That is the exact screen I got this afternoon. EMI is a music company?
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #87 on: February 15, 2013, 09:51:15 PM »
Yeah, matched content, I have that problem with some videos, they are blocked in various countries, though not here (mine that is).

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #88 on: February 15, 2013, 10:26:36 PM »
Load the page through proxfree with a french IP and it works. 
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #89 on: February 16, 2013, 06:02:47 AM »
Thanks andre.
Havent seen it so thanks som good fotage about the vent cap.
Actually first time i found pizzamaking was on the beach of barra rdj.
I was so angry since the rio pizza tasted like crap. I intended to build a wfo on the beach there but then ifound braz and it was desent. Actually i spend at least 2 months a year in rio training bjj.


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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #90 on: February 16, 2013, 07:45:55 AM »
Faglia i live in São Paulo, and i know that pizza in RJ is not as good as pizza in SP, but still, there is allot to learn here... you come to Brazil every year?
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #91 on: February 17, 2013, 05:45:42 AM »
Yes at least i try to make time to come. Unfortunately i couldnt go this year because i did a knee surgery.
Mas este ano eu vou com certeza.
I have never been in sau paulo maby i should go? I get so lazy in Brazil I have never even visited the corcovado even though i have been in rio for at least 1 year in total:)
Actually my ultimate dream was to start pizzeria in Brazil but it is defenitely crazy business compared to swedish systems.

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #92 on: February 17, 2013, 05:56:03 AM »
you did not visit the corcovado? that is one amazing view!
São Paulo is totally different from Rio de Janeiro, there is no natural beauty like Rio, it more of a business/cultural city, but you eat much better here that in Rio. Its very hard for a foreigner to open a business... but not impossible!
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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #93 on: February 19, 2013, 02:31:34 PM »
Some updates on the build.
I made a sandform by cutting the right arch in a piece of plywood. I controled the hight at the top as well as the hight on the soldiers to get an even dome.

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #94 on: February 19, 2013, 02:33:19 PM »
The finished sandform.
By the way its my friend besmir who is on all pictures. For some reason he got all exited about the oven and now he is in charge of the mortar:)

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #95 on: February 19, 2013, 02:39:40 PM »
I was supposed to ask questions here before making the actual first course, but my friend pusshed me to it today so we did.
I had some questions about the positioning of the bricks that Tom did mention was important, and i was wondering more exactly what he meant?

When laying down the bricks we just put down the bricks onto the sandform as close to the angled soldiers and the brick next to it as possible. We placed home brew mortar on the lower half of the brick before putting it in place. Then we filled the rest of the gap with some more homebrew 3:1:1:1.

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #96 on: February 19, 2013, 02:41:31 PM »
One more picture of the first course. The sandform is just sand that we tapped down with our hands bit by bit. Then we used our tool to make it even. No water or portland or clay. Dont know but it seems to work.

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #97 on: February 19, 2013, 02:43:48 PM »
here is a video of how we pushed mortar into the gaps :-\
Only took 45 minutes to do almost the whole first course.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEJdnKrtxwk&amp;feature=youtu.be" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEJdnKrtxwk&amp;feature=youtu.be</a>

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #98 on: February 19, 2013, 02:52:08 PM »
Looking good!

Like the idea of doing video, which often tells/shows so much more than just pictures. Keep it up please!

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Re: Finally a Swedish neapolitan WFO underway
« Reply #99 on: February 19, 2013, 02:55:49 PM »
The biggest concern i have is to even out the brick courses of the dome close to the door so it becomes totally circular.
Now it is not circular close to the door as you can see in the picture.
I am thinking to even out this circle in to steps so after the second course is finished the cicle should be almost perfect.
Any ideas if this is a good plan?


 

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