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Docstar 07-03-2009 12:34 AM

Hi from Mudgee
I've just finished my WFO [99%] thanks to some great tips i've picked up on this forum. I have been very impressed by the standard of workmanship displayed by all the builds. I cheated a bit I'm a "Bricky" so I'm used to working with bricks & concrete. As for where Mudgee is?? Country NSW Australia. About 200 miles west of Sydney.
Cheers Doc
PS Very impressed by James's marathon times, I'm happy when I break 4 hours:)

james 07-03-2009 10:56 PM

Re: Hi from Mudgee
Hey Doc,

I posted your oven photo to today. Very nice, and great work. Let us know how she cooks. I just Googled Mudgee, and I see that you have a nice old town and church and the Wollemi National Park between you and Sydney. What's it like?


Rastys 07-04-2009 02:01 AM

Re: Hi from Mudgee
welcome to the forum, although we can'y offer much help nor advice now, but maybe on what you can do to get the most out of the oven.

you gotta get your act together and make a special visit 'down under' rather than a Europe trip. Maybe make contact with some of the more active FB members to show you around and share our hospitality.


Docstar 07-04-2009 02:44 PM

Re: Hi from Mudgee
Thanks guys
Mudgee 's a wine growing area , lots of wineries & coffee shops. Planning on building a WFO at one of the local Wineries . My oven was a practice run, it works great. My wife likes to cook and we have already had roasts , pizza , bread and muesli slice. I probably made my oven to big, but I wanted to see if it would work on a commercial basis. Three layers of blanket & thin layer of vermiculite holds heat realy well. About 1 hour to get dome white.
If ever you visit OZ James , Mudgee has a very active Triathlon Club, that runs a marathon hear late August. Pleasent run through bushlands & wineries. Not really a PB course though, there are a few hills.

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