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  • Ash Slot

    In virtually every photograph of ovens, there is no "ash slot" like the barrel oven designs...any reason? Does anyone have a preference? Is sure looks like it would make life easier....


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    Re: Ash Slot

    I think you can but it just adds another level of "complexity" to the job.

    One question is where do the ashes safely go? Must are planning on putting wood underneath the hearth so you need a way to separate.

    I've only built 4 fires and it hasn't been that hard to remove the ashes with a small shovel.

    Good luck in what you decide.



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      Re: Ash Slot

      Check out the photo in this post...interesting idea
      "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. " Charles Mingus
      "Build at least two brick ovens...one to make all the mistakes on and the other to be just like you dreamed of!" Dutch