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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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  • Pompei Oven exterior paint?

    Hi Folks,

    Anyone ever consider using "Dry Lock" paint on the exterior dome?
    Dry Lock is sold at Home Depot and its used for swimming pools and water fountains because of its water resistant quality. I used finished colored stucco on mines and so far no water has penetrated the inner dome since it has been really raining here in the SF Bay Area. But, the color of the stucco I used seemed to have faded somewhat. So I am a little concerned not only for esthetics but if water will make its way in sooner or later.

    Another tid bit, the exterior "outer dome" seems to not get hot at all maybe warm like someone's cheek after 5 hours of continued burning. So I believe its well insulated but will the paint be affected in the long run? I was thinking some kind of water seal for the outer dome but was worried about any fumes later on if I get it too hot.

    Any responses appreciated!
    Thanks,
    GUS
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