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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST

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.

Ask Me Anything New Forum Feature

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.

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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  • Oven got wet

    I fired it to try to dry it out and just checked it 2 days later and its still damp inside.

    How long does it take your oven to dry out?

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    Re: Oven got wet

    What type of roof do you have? Have you checked it for leaks? Do you have insulation blanket and is that wet - may mean leaking roof.

    If I recall, I had to fire the WFO around 5 times to dry it out, but we live in the UK that is always wet

    Good luck.
    Where can I find logs? I need more!
    Finishing the WFO will come after the barn is completed http://flinthousebarn.co.uk/

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      Re: Oven got wet

      Originally posted by tylerc66 View Post
      I fired it to try to dry it out and just checked it 2 days later and its still damp inside.

      How long does it take your oven to dry out?
      A lot more fires than you would think. Read the thread on curing in the section "Firing your oven"
      Kindled with zeal and fired with passion.

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