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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!
Hey guys now i think i have a problem that crack before was nothing compared to this one now it starts at bottom of the dome and goes all the way up to dome ..can someone tell me what i should do please, now im freaking out.
As I said Dave, cracks happen. There really isn't much you can do about it and I don't think it will be a problem. I have seen one oven that had a 5/8 inch crack - that is huge! He was still able to enjoy his oven and it didn't come crashing down.
That one looks about like mine, though mine cuts through a few bricks (doesn't stay in the joints). I have found that it expands a bit when hot, then closes up to just larger that yours when cool. I wouldn't worry about it. If it will make you sleep better, try and seal it, and when you figure out how to get grout or hi-temp caulk into that tiny crack, please let me know
No worries, I have a crack just like it! Your oven created it's own expansion joint exactly where it needed one. The oven will continue to use this same crack each time it's fired to expand and contract. Do NOT fix it. Chances are it's the last one you'll get.