I was drawn to stone arches long before I built my first brick oven nine years ago. An arch, contained or barrel vaulted in an extremely strong structure. It also echoes the vault of the sky and our general sense that we live in a round (not flat) world.
|2000 year-old Bakery Oven in Pompeii, Italy|
|6 year-old TBO 54" oven at Pietree Orchard in Sweden, Maine|