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Earthen Ovens - using Ernie & Erica's double-chamber oven plans

 
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Hey everybuggy -
all are welcome, but the main topic here is project pictures, report on progress, and yes, announce pizza-parties by anyone who has built their own version of Ernie's double-chamber oven.

We just finished a great example in Skagit Valley, Washington; looking forward to final updates in a week or two as our hosts remove the sand mold and start firing up their outdoor kitchen.

For pictures of older projects, check out our online albums at http://picasaweb.google.com/eawisner and http://www.picasaweb.google.com/eritter.
The Frog Oven is there, and there may also be some good pictures of the Ujima Center Snail, and some Cobville ovens.

Yours,
Erica W
 
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for example, the rather extravagantly painted frog oven...

-EKW
 
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(frog au natural)

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older oven (no chimney) in Coquille, OR - just before it was rebuilt.
 
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Hi Ernie & Erica! I didn't have your plan but I made my version of double-chamber oven in a shape of a Dragon Hope you like it...

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I retrofit a chimney onto my "normal" cob oven. Just doing that made a huge difference in how clean it burns even without the burn door yet.
 
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Browsing the forums for the first time tonight. I've been thinking our first wood fired would be a stove as we don't have as much need for heat down here in AZ. I showed my fiance the pic of the wonderful frog oven and she loved it but commented, "Of course, ours would have to look like a dragon." So glad we kept scrolling! Wonderful and inspiring work!
 
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Tabor Tollefson wrote: Wonderful and inspiring work!



Thanks Tabor!
 
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I bought the plans the other day and can't wait for warmer weather to begin construction.
 
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Ben Plummer wrote:I bought the plans the other day and can't wait for warmer weather to begin construction.


Hey Ben, did you build your oven yet?  How did it go?
 
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