The dome and barrel style oven have different benefits which might come in handy depending on the intended use and desired results. The differences between the two arise early in the construction process. The barrel might require more experience and costs in shaping the barrel while the dome is easy to construct and can be build without additional costs or expertise.
On completion, the dome shaped has proven to cook pizza better than the barrel courtesy of the shape. The dome shaped oven is able to concrete heat to the pizza effectively because of the almost square shape and dome top. On the other hand, barrel is best for longitudinal foods like rolls’. It also offer more space in the length compared to dome shaped oven.
Find more details on the barrel and the dome oven at Types of wood fired pizza ovens.