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Finding Materials?
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Last Post: Vent
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by cbailey
Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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1,525 10,385
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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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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Last Post: Casa 90 in Kelowna
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Casa 90 in Kelowna
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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T-Bone Steaks Caveman Style
by RandyJ
Pizza Oven Design and Installation
Share your favorite tools, time saving tips, and what you learned while building your oven.
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1,006 8,994
A New Tool: The Dome Claw
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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2,174 20,406
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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Homebrew question..
by Johno4
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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368 3,119
Gas Oven for Indoor Use?
by Alex_FB
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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Oven Not Retaining Heat
Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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142 1,492
Discuss alternative types of wood oven, from clay and cobb to steel dome and even beer keg ovens.
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Homebrew Castable Oven
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Outdoor Kitchens and Living Rooms
Lay out a complete outdoor kitchen, including a grill, storage, work surfaces, water and refrigeration.
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156 2,344
Share ideas on where to locate your outdoor fireplace, whether build it from a kit or bricks, design and venting.
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Keva or Beehive style
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Build an open grill that uses both wood coals from your brick oven or charcoal for traditional grilling.
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Steam Engine BBQ
Oven Management
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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Where do you start your fire?
How hot is hot, regulating temperature, fire-in-the-oven cooking and retained heat cooking.
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Brick Oven Cooking
General questions on brick oven cooking, using oven tools, pots and pans, grills and other techniques.
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Share your favorite recipes and menus.
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Pork Belly Pizza
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Overnight cooking?
Grilled shrimp, sauted mushrooms, chicken satay, and more. Share your best appetizers.
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Wood Fired Oysters?
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Cook entire meals in your wood-fired oven.
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Risotto, Paella, killer roast peppers, baked pasta dishes -- and more.
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Pies, pastries and cakes.
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Last Post: Pumpkin Pizza Pie
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Pumpkin Pizza Pie
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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See what's new on Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart, and let other members know what you like.
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Techniques for baking great pizza and bread using pizza stone(s) in your conventional oven.
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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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Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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Tell us about your favorite wood-fired restaurants. Include the address, phone and a photo if you can.
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Best pizza in every state
by RandyJ
Regional Forums
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Northern CA surplus refractory
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N.D. ovens?
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Build in Central Georgia
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Hello from Calgary
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Pizzas in Portugal
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Drop in and chat about anything that is on your mind.
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by RandyJ
Heard a good one recently? Joke of the day at work? Give us your best shot!
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List items to sell or exchange. Let's keep good stuff out of the landfill.
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david s
Pompeii Oven
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Where do you find special ingredients, cheeses and fresh vegetables?
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Seattle source for the unusual
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  • JRPizza
    Reply to Chimney design, brick or casting refractory
    Sorry, I should have known it wasn't going to be as easy as looking at the installation instructions. I did however look at their cataloge and think I might know what the problem is. On page 12 of the link below it shows the "standard" chimney cap that installs with a twist, and "The...
    Yesterday, 08:19 PM
  • david s
    Reply to Finding Materials?
    david s
    No, those premixed products usually contain lime in the form of crushed limestone (not suitable). If you can’t get hydrated lime you may be able to find hydraulic lime which is another suitable alternative....
    Yesterday, 01:54 PM
  • david s
    Reply to Finding Materials?
    david s
    Yes there is a different mix designed for the purpose. It’s called castable refractory and relies on calcium aluminate cement rather than Portland. It is expensive. Using the home brew as a castable does work, probably not quite as good as the proprietary castable refractory, but is really cheap.
    Yesterday, 01:49 PM

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