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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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How To Build a Pit Oven

Have fun doing a little “backwoods cooking” in your yard with a pit oven By John Lock

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Figure A: Digging the hole for the pit oven

We had a BBQ on the weekend and thought it might be fun to do a little backwoods cooking with a pit oven. The meal was to be a whole salmon that had been taking up valuable real estate in our freezer for about a year, so we thought this would be the perfect opportunity to get rid of the beast. After a bit of research on the Net, we set to the task. It was a fun little project and we all had a good laugh pretending to be cavemen!

1. Dig the hole!!!

No great surprises here. Grab yourself a spade ...

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