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southpaw 10-13-2007 06:29 AM

Iron Oven Dome!
 
Hi all,

I was thinking of building an oven with a floor made from fire bricks and a dome made from metal!

PLease i would like your input on this idea, what do you think?

- Has anyone tried it before? Would it work?

- Will i get the desierd heat for pizza cooking?

- Will it heat faster, and retain heat?

- How thick should the dome insulation layer be?

- How thick should the metal be? is 5mm enough?

- If you make pizza in a brick oven vs. a brick floor with a metal dome, will they both taste the same?

- Do you need to insulate the vent? will that help retain heat in the oven, or it dosent matter?

thanks,

southpaw

asudavew 10-13-2007 06:44 AM

Re: Iron Oven Dome!
 
I don't think the metal would retain enough heat.


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