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cob oven

Post: #286742 harðfiskur
Sun Mar 06, 2016 6:41 pm

are cob ovens safe structures or do they collapse eventually? ... -cob-oven/

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Re: cob oven

Post: #286743 doofaloofa
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:14 pm

if you live somewhere rainy they need a separate structure to shelter them from the elements but in optimal conditions they should last indefinitely
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Re: cob oven

Post: #286758 Green Aura
Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:32 am

There are cob houses, in England, that are several hundred years old. The construction principle is the same, albeit thinner walls for an oven.

I think the main thing is maintaining the outer skin rigorously to keep it water resistant.

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