Oven build complete - 4x4x6

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Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by N2950H » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:25 am

It's been a long process, over a year in the making, but I finally finished my oven build last night. Interior dimensions are approx 4x4x6, I'm using four 3k watt elements, and it was put together using all stainless brackets, hinges, and hardware. This thing should outlast me.

Was pretty happy to see it actually work. I got a lot of help from Scott and the other guys on the Caswell forum which helped immensely. I basically stole elements of several different designs that I liked while adding a few tweaks here and there to suit my own operations. The build photos can be found on the Caswell site but I'll put a few up here as well. And before you guys bash me for the sealant inside the oven, I know it doesn't need to be airtight but the panels didn't line up perfectly and it bothered me. That was the only way I could figure to hide it.

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by N2950H » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:29 am

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by N2950H » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:30 am

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by N2950H » Thu Apr 13, 2017 8:32 am

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by duke46 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:35 am

Well done it looks like :D
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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by Dirty904 » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:35 pm

Did you add any reinforcements where the hinges bolt to hold the door?

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by N2950H » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:11 am

I did, yes. I cut some out of 16ga steel and placed them behind the skin. Here is a photo of where I was drilling them to match and then one with them installed. I used the same technique for everything that was attached to the thin interior/exterior skin of the oven. I'm sure it's substantially overbuilt, but that's just how I tend to do things.
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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by N2950H » Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:14 am

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by BearFoot Industries » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:52 pm

Where did you get the for the window? Looking to add one to my oven.
Thank :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Oven build complete - 4x4x6

Post by BearFoot Industries » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:53 pm

Where did you get the for the window? Looking to add one to my oven.
Thank :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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