#1  
Old 06-16-2012, 08:25 AM
Serf
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: McCrea Victoria Australia
Posts: 2
Default Gueullard (Poilane Oven) Plans/build

Hi all, i'm new here and i'm here looking for information regards building a bread oven. I worked briefly on Lionel Poilane's oven about 20 years ago, and now that i'm only baking for friends and family i'd like to build an oven in my backyard. Having used wood ovens for the last 24 years, the Gueullard style oven fit my requirements.
Has anyone built such an oven? I will need to scale it down to fit a space of 5m x 4m.
I'm unsure of the pitch on the hearth, and i'm not sure of the flying set up,
I do now have the materials and will be in Paris this christmas to catch up with a few of the Bakers at the Cherch de Midi store.
I just thought i'd ask, to see if anyone has thought about these ovens or even if they could suggest improvements to this very old design.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-13-2012, 07:24 AM
Journeyman
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Fethiye Turkey
Posts: 265
Cool Re: Gueullard (Poilane Oven) Plans/build

have a look at this thread as a starting point.

http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f37/...oven-2763.html (Commercial Low Arched Gueulard Bread Oven)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-15-2012, 08:58 AM
Journeyman
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Detroit
Posts: 400
Default Re: Gueullard (Poilane Oven) Plans/build

This shows a cut away from an old book. Might help a little with the slope and dome shape.

http://heatkit.com/docs/ov-fr01.gif

There is a french oven manufacturer who appears to sell the components needed to build their normal black ovens as Gueullard ovens, but I don't want to say much more as they are a direct competitor to Forno Bravo. If you dig a bit you will find the info and a couple photo documented builds.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why Italian Wood-Fired Ovens are Round james Newbie Forum 50 04-01-2014 10:14 PM
Rocket cob oven mark203 Other Oven Types 38 01-06-2012 05:46 PM
Bread, Pizza and Coffee Economics (Or: Justifying the Cost of a Pizza Oven) FornoBravoNews Newbie Forum 3 11-28-2011 05:44 PM
Brainstorming around indoor pompeii oven for double use exipnos Pompeii Oven Construction 3 10-10-2010 06:22 PM
Why we did the Pompeii Oven james Introductions 0 03-21-2005 04:48 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
2006/10 Forno Bravo, LLC