Heres the Update:

 -Pans were delivered to the site Friday afternoon, thanks to a scramble of
work all day and lots of help from Floyd.
-Sunday, we met at the site and chisled all morning, to make room for the
hose fittings and the drainage pipe out the side of the oven frame.
-Confirmed that the manifold is water tight!!
-Purchased all the necessary fittings for all the hose and drainge pipe
connections, and confirmed they all work!

So plan: This week looks wet and cold, so cementing bricks isn't really
possible by Friday, unless it clears up. We can look into ways to do a
firing with the bricks just set in place with insulation, but this may not

At this point we need 1 day to cement, 1 day to let it set, and then were
good to go to Fire! Ill keep updates going through the week (listserv and

Thanks to all who have brought us to this point. Its exciting to see the
Pans ready to go!

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