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    Good morning, Guys...Seems like a simple question, but I haven't heard it asked before:
    When using your wood fired oven, and the recipe calls for the door to be shut, should you also block the chimney? Seems like most of the heat would exit up...
    Thanks,
    jim
    Nevada/Mexico

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    Re: Oven Door...

    The door goes inside the vent. There's no need to block the flue in a freestanding oven.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2

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      Re: Oven Door...

      The door is placed between the inner dome entry and the vent opening. That's where you place the door to trap heat in the chamber.
      George

      My 34" WFO build

      Weber 22-OTG / Ugly Drum Smoker / 34" WFO

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