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You will notice a new forum at the top of the main page called, "Ask Me Anything". This forum will be used for live one hour "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) sessions hosted by people who are knowledgeable in different areas pertaining to wood fired ovens. How it works:
- Each AMA will have a "sticky" thread where the community can post questions they would like answered during the live session. This will allow everyone to participate even if you can't be online for the live session. These questions will not be answered by the host until the live AMA; if you need an answer quickly, you should post it in the appropriate Forum area for the community to respond.
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To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.
We hope you enjoy this new feature! Please let us know if there is a topic that you'd like to have as an AMA and we'll look for a host!
I saw your finished oven pic in another thread from a couple of months ago. You gave us no info about insulation or venting when you had trouble bringing your oven up to temp.
Perhaps you can tell us more about your oven? How big is your fire?
If your chimney and vent are in the middle of the oven (as it appears in the photo), you have your answer. I can't see how any oven with a central vent/chimney could ever burn white, you are losing all of your heat up the chimney.
You might want to download the FB Pompeii plans and see how it should be built. For your sake, I hope that photo is deceiving; if that vent and chimney are in the middle I am afraid you will always have performance issues.
The photo is deceiving, the Chimney is at the front of the oven. (I will show better pictures tomorrow). I don't understand what you mean about the vent.
By vent, I meant the smoke chamber. It appears to be located in front and above the inner entry as it should be.
But that photo is sure deceiving. That chimney looks like it's sticking out the middle of the dome. A side or 3/4 shot of the oven would be nice...