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Max Edleson

Max Edleson is a professional artist/builder. He is dedicated to using naturally and locally available materials to create spiritually-uplifting and energy-efficient elements of homes and public spaces. Masonry heaters and wood-fired ovens are the main focus of his work, along with reviving the practice of using wood as a sustainable fuel to meet basic cooking and heating needs. Max combines these professional activities with a passion for farming, homesteading, and other traditional crafts. He engages in all these activities with his wife Eva and together they run a company called Firespeaking. www.firespeaking.com.

    Max's Books

    Build Your Own Barrel Oven

    A Guide for Making a Versatile, Efficient, and Easy to Use Wood-Fired Oven

    A comprehensive guide for planning and building a practical, efficient and affordable wood-fired oven. The barrel oven offers surprising convenience because it is hot and ready to bake in within 15-20 minutes and is easy to maintain at a constant temperature.

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