Originally Posted by tyrslider
A guy at my work and I were discussing this today. We quickly concluded that there must be hundreds of different ways. Many cultures cook in ovens made of indiginous clays or pottery. People make their own kilns, brick ovens etc. Heat it w/ gas or electric if you only need 400-500 deg. Very interesting! I'm lookin' into it.
I would steer away from using gas as a heat source. Some paints are flammable when in dust form. I think the electric elements would be the safest way to go just in case. Just my two cents.