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Fudugazi 08-06-2008 04:17 AM

Oven Doors
 
Looking for some old or new photos of oven door ideas Any out there?

dmun 08-06-2008 07:38 AM

Re: Oven Doors
 
Here's a great one from just yesterday:

http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/38454-post154.html

Do a forum search for "door" you'll get lots of ideas.

Wiley 08-06-2008 09:21 AM

Re: Oven Doors
 
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Here's my door, and the only problem so far has been the wood cupping badly from the inside drying out more than the outside. I'm going to try straightening this (rehydrating inside) and cross laminating another layer of wood vertically in strips with alternating grain in hopes of minimizing cupping.
Wiley

Jed 08-06-2008 09:49 AM

Re: Oven Doors
 
Fudugazi,

Here is the link to the post for the door I built for our Pompeii.

http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/new-door-4208.html

We have been using the oven (and door) for a couple months now, and I am happy with the way the door works. I would prefer if the door weighed just a bit less, it is not a feather light...

One objective I had when building this door was to create a thermal 'break' from the hot side to the cold side. On that count this door works fine.

Good luck with your build.

JED

berryst 08-06-2008 04:49 PM

Re: Oven Doors
 
try "woodstove door" search on ebay
there are some reasonable cast iron doors
I used a boiler door
berryst


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