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This oven is based on Allan Scott's 6' x 8' design.
Main modifications were as follows:
- Three pivoting loading doors across the front to
allow for unrestricted loading and unloading,
including the use of an automatic loader
- Oven lenghtened to 9'
- Provision for steam
- Upgraded insulation system for hearth
- Arch uses tapered firebricks and air setting
Front view of oven
View of loading doors in the open position
Door detail. Centre door is closed. For firing, only
the centre door is open.
Door detail. View of doors from inside the bake
Baker Adrian unloads bread.
A visit from California bakeoven builder Alan Scott. Owner Graham Beck is
mopping the oven deck.
Sat. May 27/00: Firing the oven. The first of 3
charges is burned near the front. Total of 3 charges is
100 kg (220 lbs)
View from below showing the flames hitting the ceiling
and rolling towards the front. Firing is finished around
3 pm. Baking commences the following day at 2 pm.
See: bakeoven repair
This page last updated on
May 26, 2007
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