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Old 07-24-2009, 12:26 PM
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Looking at the thermometer, it goes up to 290 C (~550 F). Is that high enough?
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Old 07-24-2009, 06:23 PM
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Default Re: my insulated steel door.

Here is the door. Still needs a few more bolts and I intend to put a lean guide on the bottom. It's made of 14 gauge 304 stainless steel outers with a 1"x1/8" piece of 304 stainless for the meat of the sandwich.

I slipped left over scraps of SuperIsol in there for insulation. If I find something else, it would be easy to open back up and change. Weighs about 20 pounds...haven't weighed it yet, but it's dang sturdy.

elyryder, sweet call on the drill bit...it was cake. Lubed it and I used a diamond set, made it go easily.



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Old 07-24-2009, 10:07 PM
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its all looking great Timo,

One of these days I am going to get down to see it...
Peter
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Old 07-25-2009, 06:03 PM
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It is simply beautiful!
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:37 PM
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Default Re: my insulated steel door.

How did you make this one and what materials did you use.


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Old 09-14-2010, 07:39 PM
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yes , what kind of cost are you asking for one like this.
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Old 07-29-2014, 04:07 PM
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Now that the pizza oven is done, its time to make the door. This is my second door. I wanted something decorative and functional. The door is made of double wall thin gauge steel. Its stuffed with leftover ceramic blanket and perlite. The thermometer is large 3 inch stainless. The handles are stainless steel and stay cool to the touch. No need for gloves to remove the door.

I was surprised how well the oven retains heat with this insulated door.
Post day temperature is over 400 degrees. Still hot enough to roast. Three days later and the temp is over 100 degrees! I threw a couple of logs and they are drying nicely for the next Sunday pizza.

Anyone interested in a door like this? I could make one with a cardboard or wood template of your oven door. I need something to make now that the oven is done. Iím located in San Jose, CA. The door is heavy, probably over 20 pounds.

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I too need an oven door for my newly built oven. Are you in the biz??
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