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  • #16
    Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

    Hi Kris,
    attached is a plan for the stainless top as proposed, if you decide to use the trays then by turning them around, you will get 6 along the back or as the original plan 5 + 1/2.
    I did an ebay search for the trays in the US and only found ONE at $36 each, wow what a rip off. Did a search in ebay.com.au and got 187 with a whole range of trays, lids etc. and 6 new 1/2 trays for $34.00 plus postage!
    Shop around, there was 64 varying sized trays in polycarbonate for $150 but you could easily sell the not required ones for a healthy profit and get your for free!!!!

    Cheers.

    Neill
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    • #17
      Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

      Neill- I appreciate everything you have done for me. For the interim till I get something made I have found these stainless steel pans 7"x6"x2.5" for $3 each that fit in the draw. I can get started with them. Have a look. - Kris

      - Kris

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      • #18
        Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

        Originally posted by REE REE B View Post
        Marble is really the best! Try it you will see the results.

        Good Luck happy cooking!
        Thanks! I will report back with my experience. I am sure it will be good.
        Kris
        - Kris

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        • #19
          Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

          Great stuff, at least you are up and away.
          Maybe a little later, you will feel the need to have more selection and the options are always there!

          Cheers.

          Neill
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          • #20
            Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

            Kris, perfect fit. As the drawer is stainless you could put some ice in the drawer under the pans.you might need to seal up the corners with some silastic. Many pizzerias use a drawer under their bench to keep the dough balls.
            Last edited by david s; 01-17-2013, 04:42 PM.
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            • #21
              Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

              David- Excellent Idea, I never thought of this!! This started out for me to reclaim my bbq cart and to do the pie building in it's own dedicated area. My problem is not enough counter space. Between you and Neill this has really developed into something more! I will fill the draw with some water and see if it holds. I will let everyone know if the draw needs sealing or if it holds.

              Thanks !!!
              Kris
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              • #22
                Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

                Hi all - we're curing our oven starting today! Meantime, I am thinking about dough. Our countertops are soapstone, and while this is a smooth surface, I wonder about the mineral oil in/on it. We tried once and had to use a ton of flour to get the dough to slide easily, then clean up was strenuous and we had to re-oil the countertop. It's a nice huge surface, though, right next to the indoor oven. Any thoughts? Thanks!

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                • #23
                  Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

                  KansasTara- I would buy a slab of marble or granite from a stone dealer, see if they have a cut off/ scrap peice and use it on top of your soap stone.

                  Kris

                  PS- The draw needed sealing on my out door cart which is working excellent! I still have not added the extra bins for toppings though.
                  - Kris

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                  • #24
                    Re: Surface for preparing Dough?

                    Originally posted by KansasTara View Post
                    Our countertops are soapstone, and while this is a smooth surface, I wonder about the mineral oil in/on it. We tried once and had to use a ton of flour to get the dough to slide easily, then clean up was strenuous and we had to re-oil the countertop. It's a nice huge surface, though, right next to the indoor oven. Any thoughts? Thanks!
                    Hello, maybe just use a cutting board on top of you counter to flour your dough and then to do the initially shaping of your outer crust. Once those two things are done my dough never hits the counter again. I stretch it, then put it directly on to the peel and finish topping it. Just a thought
                    Chris

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