In this case a well-framed base and support beneath the floor combined with lightweight insulation materials and a lightweight exterior treatment permit the oven to sit as safely as any comparable weight appliance (such as a hot tub).
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The base was measured and built so that standard counter-top widths and heights meet the exterior of the oven volume. A setback of the oven floor will accommodate a stone working shelf in front of the oven mouth.
In order to provide maximum space in the interior of the kitchen remodel, the outer framing of the oven enclosure utilized unused space in the corner of the garage (about 18" by 5') and a small bump-out on the back of the building.