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Ask Me Anything
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Good Background Information
Please take a second to read our guidelines before you start posting.
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280 2,669
Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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Last Post: Maximum oven size
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Mr. I
Maximum oven size
by Mr. I
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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1,613 13,812
Pompeii Oven Plans Stand
by Dr.Lee
Post photos of your oven in-progress and when you are done, along with photos of pizza, roasts, bread and more.
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725 14,824
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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113 972
Successful Bread Bake
Pizza Oven Design and Installation
Share your favorite tools, time saving tips, and what you learned while building your oven.
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1,017 9,126
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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2,227 20,765
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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471 3,904
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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375 3,164
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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2,234 44,713
42” Pompeii Vent and Arch
Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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Last Post: Flue dampening??
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Flue dampening??
Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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143 1,494
Chimney to hood vent
Discuss alternative types of wood oven, from clay and cobb to steel dome and even beer keg ovens.
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378 5,270
Mobile Community Oven Build In UK
by fox
Outdoor Kitchens and Living Rooms
Lay out a complete outdoor kitchen, including a grill, storage, work surfaces, water and refrigeration.
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Last Post: Outdoor sink
156 2,353
Outdoor sink
Share ideas on where to locate your outdoor fireplace, whether build it from a kit or bricks, design and venting.
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52 519
Keva or Beehive style
by Tem670
Build an open grill that uses both wood coals from your brick oven or charcoal for traditional grilling.
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Last Post: Steam Engine BBQ
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Steam Engine BBQ
Oven Management
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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426 4,898
Firebrick chunk broke off
by Gretsch
How hot is hot, regulating temperature, fire-in-the-oven cooking and retained heat cooking.
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Last Post: How Heat Works
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How Heat Works
Brick Oven Cooking
General questions on brick oven cooking, using oven tools, pots and pans, grills and other techniques.
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402 3,379
How many do you cook for?
by fox
Share your favorite recipes and menus.
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Last Post: Bacon
532 3,342
by Gulf
Recipes, questions and comments on everything from Ciabatta to Schiaciatta, and Pugliese to Cecina.
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451 4,747
Grilled shrimp, sauted mushrooms, chicken satay, and more. Share your best appetizers.
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Last Post: Wood Fired Oysters?
45 301
Wood Fired Oysters?
by Gulf
Cook entire meals in your wood-fired oven.
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199 1,751
Risotto, Paella, killer roast peppers, baked pasta dishes -- and more.
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70 453
Pies, pastries and cakes.
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51 329
Pizza Gypsy Lemon Drop Pizza
Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart
Have a question for Pizza Quest? Want to recommend an idea for a webisode? Here's your chance.
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38 297
See what's new on Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart, and let other members know what you like.
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48 65
Techniques for baking great pizza and bread using pizza stone(s) in your conventional oven.
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80 678
4 Pizzas in 10 minutes !
Find and use the best olive oil, Caputo flour, San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala, and more.
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235 1,946
Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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521 5,163
Tell us about your favorite wood-fired restaurants. Include the address, phone and a photo if you can.
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162 659
Best pizza in every state
by RandyJ
Regional Forums
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67 422
Northern CA surplus refractory
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Last Post: N.D. ovens?
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N.D. ovens?
by pizzand
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50 334
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29 158
Build in Central Georgia
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Last Post: Hello from Calgary
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Hello from Calgary
by shanxk8
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Last Post: Pizzas in Portugal
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Pizzas in Portugal
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289 7,743
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12 173
Pompei build in Thailand
Drop in and chat about anything that is on your mind.
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can't seem to post
by Gulf
Heard a good one recently? Joke of the day at work? Give us your best shot!
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214 737
List items to sell or exchange. Let's keep good stuff out of the landfill.
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146 510
Questions and answers on everyday building topics, from flooring to electrical; plumbing to drywall.
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130 1,084
Had a great vacation or trip recently? Share your favorite places.
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Last Post: Pompeii Oven
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david s
Pompeii Oven
by david s
Where do you find special ingredients, cheeses and fresh vegetables?
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27 126
Seattle source for the unusual
by JRPizza

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  • fox
    Reply to Mobile Community Oven Build In UK
    Yes I made the moulds from fibreglass, it was time consuming, expensive and pretty difficult but... I trained as a boat builder and I have used fibreglass all my working life.
    It just made sense for me to make a mould, I did have lots of problems along the way though.

    I initially...
    Yesterday, 11:09 PM
  • david s
    Reply to Mobile Community Oven Build In UK
    david s
    Making an inner and outer mould is the way to go if you are making multiple castings. However, the time and expense to do so for a one off casting is not worth the effort IMO.
    Yesterday, 03:54 PM
  • wilef
    Reply to Insulation layers on 3G MTo Oven
    Thanks for the info David, makes sense. So let's say I use firebricks 'flat' at 2.5", under that use ceramic fiber board, under that 4" vermiculite, and below that the concrete capstone 2". Given that I'm not too concerned with cooking the next day with heat retained overnight, does this...
    Yesterday, 03:30 PM

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