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How we built a stone oven at Ginty Creek.

Jimmy’s Last Weeks at Ginty Creek

The storms of late August left a thick pelt of snow on the mountains.  There has been a lot of logging below Perkins Peak these last two years, and the snow picked out the new cutblocks. We dodged the rain … Continue reading

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Snow

We had a little bit at first. The McClinchy river is quite low now.  The flow is restricted in the high country where everything is frozen so not much water gets to lower elevations. We had one very pretty day, … Continue reading

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Baking Bread at Nuk Tessli

At Nuk Tessli, we bake the best bread in the world!  There are 2 main reasons for this, one is that we always use some fresh-ground flour, the other is the stone oven. Here is Rachel grinding the flour. Sam, … Continue reading

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Building a Stone Oven Part Five

Taddah!!! I wasn’t sure how to fit the chimney.  There wasn’t room behind the cookstove to insert the chimney into the wall.  So I figured I could run it directly through one of the lids on the cookstove top. The … Continue reading

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Building a Stone Oven Part Four.

Stone ovens I have built I have built seven stone ovens, but most have been outdoor ones where I did not use cement.  Only one was indoors.  I constructed it at my mountain ecotourism resort.  As I did not want … Continue reading

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