Oven Construction

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The Benefits of Building a Cob Wood-Fired Oven with Your Community

The project of building a cob wood-fired oven for a community of folk brings an amazing amount of benefits, both practical and social. 
Cob wood-fired ovens give your community the ability to make its own fresh bread, pizza, and other baked goods for the community. The food made in a wood-fired oven isn’t like other foods; …

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Repairing a Sunken Hearth of a Wood Fired Cob Oven

Assessing the Hearth I’ve been called in over the years to repair a shiften/sunken floor in several earthen ovens.  Some of these I originally built and some were built by homeowners.  As with any repair, first and foremost, it’s crucial to understand why the failure occurred in the first place.  And unfortunately, because the problem …

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