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If the mud is not mixed, do I add the sand to it in the proportion resulting from my test bricks, e. If not is it 8. ovem

Also, I plan to use perlite. So, good mud is no problem.

My confusion and questions concern how to calculate quantities for the mix of mud and sand and for the insulating materials.

With that in mind, I generally just use sand volume when figuring totals. If the oven mud denzwr are not mixed, do I add the sand to mud denzed the proportion resulting from my test bricks, e.

If the oven mud quantities are mixed do I calculate the 1 to 2 ratio for 17 buckets of oven mud as approximately 6 buckets of mud and 12 of sand?

If the soil is as clay rich as you say, you might get some cracking. However, I like a clay-rich mix, as I think the clay is more durable in repeated firing.

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However, when in doubt, check it out do a little test — or just make more than you need. However, perlite tends to pack pretty solid, so I doubt the same rule will apply.


Finally, how thick do you recommend the oven mud sub-floor 3 on your page 43 diagram should be.

Is it the same thickness as the oven walls? El blog de alcion.

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This question is for Kiko Denzer. Excellent book, but I am confused by the materials chart on page 30 of the 3rd edition. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.