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  • Ash slot size????

    Hi,again!
    Going thru the pics of pompeii ovens I noticed that many builders
    decided not to bother leaving space for an ash slot , or perhaps I
    have been missing it. Can someone tell me if there is a standard
    size and please throw in some measurements.
    Arigato.

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    Re: Ash slot size????

    Hello Masako, the ones I have seen were 12" x 2" at the top and taper down to 10" x 2" at the bottom. If you make your form to taper like this then it is much easier to pop it out of the concrete slab once it has hardened.
    Last edited by toddj; 08-17-2008, 09:07 AM.

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      Re: Ash slot size????

      Masako,

      A lot of us are not bothering with the slot. The oven is very easy to clean (with or without it).
      Ken H. - Kentucky
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