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Offline DanNC

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hearth height (not dome height)
« on: February 05, 2013, 06:55:31 PM »
Hi Folks,
I am trying to figure out the correct stand height for a wood fired oven.  I have looked at lots of pictures, and it seems that people are placing the firebrick floor of the oven at about 13 courses of bricks high.  Is that about  right for a 5' 10" person?

Thanks,
Dan


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Re: hearth height (not dome height)
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 07:22:24 PM »
Dan, I'm 5' 11". My hearth height is 48" (Mario Acunto Classico 5). It's perfect. I wouldn't change it.
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Re: hearth height (not dome height)
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013, 08:06:11 PM »
I'm 5'11" and mine is at 44", it is too low.

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Re: hearth height (not dome height)
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2013, 08:11:45 PM »
Wait, I think I'm 5'11" also. ???

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Re: hearth height (not dome height)
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2013, 08:15:02 PM »
Sorry, I forgot the question.....

Hearth is 51 inches. A bit too high for my 11 + 13 year old...... and my wife :-*

But I like it.

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Re: hearth height (not dome height)
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2013, 08:20:20 PM »
Pretty lucky that you are all the average of my wife and myself (she is 6' even).  48 inches sounds good.  Thanks!!

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Re: hearth height (not dome height)
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2013, 10:02:52 PM »
I am 6' even, my oven is at 51" and I love it. Most of my customer chose between 46" and 48"regardless of their height.

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