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  • david s
    Reply to 36" Build in Texas
    by david s
    If you see any steam, back off, you're going at it too hard. Best to forget pizza for now, but you've probably stored enough heat to roast a chicken or two, or do some baking with the heat you've generated.
    Yesterday, 06:15 PM
  • Hamilton
    Reply to Duane's 42" Build
    by Hamilton
    Hey guys,

    Thanks for the kind words.
    Mark I ran across your last build with the re-purposed heater bricks a few days ago, to cool!
    Russell your build, the artistic detail coupled with the craftsmanship throughout every step of the process is just amazing to me, you can tell...
    Yesterday, 05:41 PM
  • Gulf
    Reply to 36" Build in Texas
    by Gulf
    I doubt that it is cracking. Though, that will occur eventually. IMO, the oven is still wet. There may be a little void in the mortar behind those white spots. Or that may be just some fine ash that settled in a projection in the brick joint. Anyways, 450 degrees is about 500 short of where you will...
    Yesterday, 05:39 PM

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