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Old 05-03-2018, 05:45 PM   #16
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Need Advice, sounds like

I've got an old Fisher 'Mama Bear' wood stove in my workshop/apartment. What should I be doing for off-season creosote maintenance? And what situation do I need the ladder up at all times for--what would I do if I got up there and there's a fire??
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Old 05-03-2018, 08:46 PM   #17
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What you do is cap it, choke off the draft. With draft it will melt the pipe and set the roof/attic on fire.
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Old 05-04-2018, 07:38 AM   #18
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THE barn door, the main door, is always at the end of the barn under the peak of the roof.
That's my experience as well. But this one seems to not have a large door under the peak at either end.

Turns out it was a boathouse and is now used as a tavern. The walls are louvered, so a breeze flows through. I don't know if it was that way for the boats to dry out, or if they did that for the tavern.

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Old 05-04-2018, 12:12 PM   #19
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No wonder Finland is a third world shithole they can't even build a barn right.
And they're mean, sitting on their pets.

I'd guess the louvered walls was to dry boats.
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Old 05-04-2018, 12:22 PM   #20
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It'll burn down soon enough with those candle chandeliers.
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Old 05-05-2018, 07:04 AM   #21
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Just the thought of taking the dock in and out every year would be enough to make me say, "sorry, we're not having a dock." I used to think a year was a long time in between odious tasks; now, not so much.
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:12 PM   #22
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Ha! So I played a super short D&D game last weekend just teaching a middle schooler the ropes, first time since like 1985. The Dungeon Master really knows his craft, damned entertaining.
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Old 05-06-2018, 08:37 AM   #23
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The funny thing was this was their solution for the lad being a little socially awkward...
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