I have some acquaintance with old Normans, having one that is
pushing 50 years of age or more.
What seems to be the obvious problems? Do the elements work? If it’s
chunked out inside, you will need fire brick, kiln cement, and kiln
I am guessing that you are in the Bay area; I am in the Sac area and
can give long distance advice or come down and help.
Kay Allen (DragonsFyre Workshop)