So much for my hopeful rest after the kneading of the bread. By the time I got a chance to check out all the blog posts, read my Google reader, comment, check my facebook, twitter, you know the blogger routine, it was time to start the fire in the oven. With it being cold outside and the amount of insulation I have on the oven it takes me about 6 hours to heat it up to the correct temperature. At 9:30 I started a small fire with some dry pieces of wood then when the fire was nice and going I filled the oven with wood and just let it burn. I will need to have about 2 burn outs in order for me to heat the so my step 2 is complete. In about an hour I will have to start the Russian rye so no rest for me.