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New Forno Bravo Forum Feature

Forno Bravo Forum Community,

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.
- Another thread will be posted for the live AMA. Registered users who are logged in during the live session can interact with the host by asking questions and receiving responses.
- The live thread will remain in the AMA forum to view after the session.

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!

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  • heat in house

    My wife says now is the time for the oven to be built. We would like to build it into an outside wall of the house with the door inside in the kitchen and were concernd about the oven heating up the room in the summer. Any one know if this is a problem.

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    Re: heat in house

    A pizza oven, being well insulated, will not heat up on the exterior of the enclosure, but there will be a blast of radiant heat in front of the door when you are using it. That might be uncomfortable if it were directly facing another work area, but it's shouldn't make the kitchen unusable.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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      Re: heat in house

      Our oven is built just as you describe, jjones. The inside wall remains cool to the touch even after firing the oven for two hours. But, as dmun says, there's a lot of radiant heat if you stand in front of the open door. We've used our oven in the summer and it's really not too bad.

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