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Old 12-06-2008, 09:40 PM   #1
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Well I finally deiced on how to build my brew stand...with cinder blocks! Couldnt be more simple to assemble. Its going to be gravity powered. Basically just steps going down. Pretty basic plan but very functional. I have quite a few cinder blocks but ill need some more. Should have enough to get half done with what I have. Probably enough to get through a brew session but well see.

So anyone seen someone do this before? If so lets see some pics.
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Old 12-06-2008, 10:22 PM   #2
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sounds like a good project... will this be outside? garage? can't wait to see some pics

 
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Old 12-06-2008, 10:24 PM   #3
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I think Orfy employs the use of bricks/cinder blocks. Not solely, but I've seen them in his pictures.
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Old 12-06-2008, 10:29 PM   #4
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i use the 4x8x16 blocks built up three high to form a windbreak for the fryer burner
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Old 12-06-2008, 10:57 PM   #5
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sounds like a good project... will this be outside? garage? can't wait to see some pics
Just guessing, but I would say the living room is out....
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Old 12-06-2008, 11:27 PM   #6
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Something like this

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Old 12-06-2008, 11:42 PM   #7
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Something like this

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I discovered Dean's site when I first began brewing. A great resource. Does he stop in here at all?

 
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Old 12-07-2008, 12:05 AM   #8
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I've never seen him here. One of these days I'll have to get together with him when I head up to Tampa

 
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Old 12-07-2008, 09:00 PM   #9
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Looks good to me!
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