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Old 01-27-2009, 10:02 PM
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Yes, the oven's done. No worries, pizza and a load of bread and I've had it.

I've also saved the final installation of sink, BBQ and access doors (not to mention tile) until the weather is more forgiving. I've got water in my drawers, and no, I didn't pee!
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update...

I learned very quickly that one peel doesn't get it. Now I can have a line of four. This was scrap aluminum from work that I cut in the notorious "wood shop" They work pretty well to toss the pie in, after the first one, I didn't even notice I had no hair left on my hand. (I did notice the smell of burnt hair - note to self - buy BIG gloves)

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Nice looking peels! But why did you go for short handles?

Beautiful oven and kitchen, by the way.
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Nice looking peels! But why did you go for short handles?
Carlos, I wanted something small and convenient to make the pizza’s on. After I slide them in the oven, I use a standard peel to cook them.
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Or you could play ping-pong.
Just kidding - they look great Les, nice job!
I need to come up with a few more too - you're right, one just isn't enough.

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Old 02-05-2009, 12:49 AM
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That's just what I need! They look really nice and really useful... but alas, not feasable for the metalurgically challenged among us.
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Hi Les!!

I have definitely enjoyed your thread and build to completion!! Thanks for looking at my thread a few months back! After months of inactivity, I have re-started my posts. Stop by and check out the pics I have added! I would appreciate any comments and suggestions you may have. Thanks Les!

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Les,
a great idea...nothing worse that having the oven ready and your still prepping the pies. i use a few pieces of finished plywood cut square and have them waiting to go. but i like the handles. It's time to break out the jigsaw>
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not feasable for the metalurgically challenged among us.
Well, this certainly includes me! I went to Home Depot this weekend. I've no clue where to begin with the sheet metal. What did you use for the peels? The door? They have aluminum, galv. steel, and standard steel. How thick should I look for? What do I use to cut them?


Sorry for the silly questions. Again, metallurgically challenged (but hey, a year ago I was masonry challenged, and now I've built a brick dome that's survived the better part of a Michigan winter!)
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Old 02-10-2009, 10:16 AM
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Mike - the door and peels are 14 ga aluminum. I bought a sheet of it for my door at a scrap yard. The material for the peels I pulled out of the trash in our shop. I am making a peel for baguettes but I'm not sure 14 ga will be stiff enough - it's 20 inches long and seems pretty flimsy.

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