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by SusQ
Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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1,644 10,762
by NCMan
Newbie Forum
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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1,838 14,955
Brick Oven Photos
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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755 15,322
Wood-Fired Oven and Cooking Videos
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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120 1,009
Pizza Oven Design and Installation
Tools, Tips and Techniques
Share your favorite tools, time saving tips, and what you learned while building your oven.
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1,065 9,370
Getting Started
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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2,392 21,980
by Gulf
Finding Building Materials
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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Last Post: Firebrick
557 4,353
Michael Harrington
Forno Bravo Oven Installation
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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407 3,297
by Petter
Pompeii Oven Construction
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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Last Post: 32 Inch Cape Build
2,388 48,381
by Gulf
Design Styles, Chimneys and Finish
Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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670 6,154
Commercial Pizza Ovens
Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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150 1,535
Other Oven Types
Discuss alternative types of wood oven, from clay and cobb to steel dome and even beer keg ovens.
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483 6,895
Outdoor Kitchens and Living Rooms
Outdoor Kitchen Design
Lay out a complete outdoor kitchen, including a grill, storage, work surfaces, water and refrigeration.
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159 2,373
Outdoor Fireplace Design
Share ideas on where to locate your outdoor fireplace, whether build it from a kit or bricks, design and venting.
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55 541
Traditional Grill Design
Build an open grill that uses both wood coals from your brick oven or charcoal for traditional grilling.
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Last Post: Chimney designs
35 337
by Neil.B
Oven Management
Firing Your Oven
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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447 5,001
Heat Management
How hot is hot, regulating temperature, fire-in-the-oven cooking and retained heat cooking.
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228 2,493
Brick Oven Cooking
Get Cooking
General questions on brick oven cooking, using oven tools, pots and pans, grills and other techniques.
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407 3,407
What You Cooked Last Night
Share your favorite recipes and menus.
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536 3,368
Hearth Bread and Flatbread
Recipes, questions and comments on everything from Ciabatta to Schiaciatta, and Pugliese to Cecina.
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455 4,760
by trools
Grilled shrimp, sauted mushrooms, chicken satay, and more. Share your best appetizers.
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Last Post: Wood Fired Oysters?
45 302
Roasting and Grilling
Cook entire meals in your wood-fired oven.
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Last Post: Steaks on coals
199 1,755
Rice, Pasta and Vegetables
Risotto, Paella, killer roast peppers, baked pasta dishes -- and more.
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72 456
by Gassman
Dolce and Desserts
Pies, pastries and cakes.
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51 331
Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart
The Quest
Have a question for Pizza Quest? Want to recommend an idea for a webisode? Here's your chance.
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Last Post: Salt Rising Bread
40 304
New on Pizza Quest
See what's new on Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart, and let other members know what you like.
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48 65
Pizza Stone Baking
Techniques for baking great pizza and bread using pizza stone(s) in your conventional oven.
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81 679
Artisan Ingredients
Find and use the best olive oil, Caputo flour, San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala, and more.
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235 1,950
Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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530 5,193
Brick Oven Restaurant Reviews
Tell us about your favorite wood-fired restaurants. Include the address, phone and a photo if you can.
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164 666
Regional Forums
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67 423
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Last Post: Firewood
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by LuLo
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Last Post: Hi From Alabama
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by CGG
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Last Post: Fire place panels
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by Gulf
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Chit Chat
Drop in and chat about anything that is on your mind.
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784 5,781
Heard a good one recently? Joke of the day at work? Give us your best shot!
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Last Post: Help needed guys
219 746
Barter, Trade and Sell
List items to sell or exchange. Let's keep good stuff out of the landfill.
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155 527
General Building and Construction
Questions and answers on everyday building topics, from flooring to electrical; plumbing to drywall.
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132 1,090
Had a great vacation or trip recently? Share your favorite places.
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Last Post: Granada's Alhambra
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by Alomran
Favorite Markets
Where do you find special ingredients, cheeses and fresh vegetables?
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27 126
by JRPizza
Ask Me Anything
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    Reply to Help - Pizza Oven Fireplace design
    by NCMan
    There is a guy on Facebook in one of the groups that just finished such a build. He seems to like it. I can send his info if you like. If interested, send your email, etc. I don't want to post his name, etc. I had given serious thought to doing such a build, but changed my mind. Will instead be doing...
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    Reply to Hi From sunny Florida
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    I also used to live in the area. Years ago and I'm sure it's changed a whole lot. I lived off Dale Mabry for awhile, then up to Lutz and Land O' Lakes area. Welcome!!
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    It takes a long long time and many fires to drive water out of the wet floor insulation (as you said, it got very wet), especially once the floor bricks are placed on top. With wet or damp insulation, you will see the heat from the floor bricks transmit fairly readily down to the hearth, just give it...
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