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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.
- 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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  • Help save my oven from my wife

    I bought a used beehive type oven to hold me over while I construct my Pompeii. The problem is I am not allowed to use it any more, due to my wife’s fear I will burn down the neighborhood, with escaping embers. We live in Northern California, this time of year we worry about fires. Help me convince her I will not start the block on fire using a Pompeii with a chimney and spark arrester. I would hate to build an oven and only be able to use it when it rains.

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    Re: Help save my oven from my wife

    I live in Walnut Creek so I'm just down the road. My wife has the same concerns but I imagine there are hundreds of these WFOs around and you've not heard anything about it.

    Good luck.