Quebec roadside oven where bread is sold.
The oven is made by applying layers of clay to a form made from the pliable Alnus rugosa (Speckled Alder). The wooden frame is then burnt out during the first couple of curing fires.
La malbaie Charlevoix Quebec. A certain level of skill is required to do the elaborate roof; more skill than what I have.
How To Build
a Wood-Fired Oven
& Start a Home Bakery
Being a Tried & True Method
of Dealing With the Reality
of Getting Together our Daily Bread
(and Having Some Extra Loaves to Sell)
Photo shows Jane Goyette tending her 25-loaf wood-fired bread oven
at Hogwallow Farm in Fool's Hollow, Quebec.
This is not the way I would build an oven, but there are so many different possibilities, and they all seem to work. From what I see, this particular oven has no insulation.
Wood fired bread oven from St. Lawrence River area in Quebec, Canada. It makes 18 loaves of bread at once. www.rumrapidsinn.com/