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Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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Newbie Forum
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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by gMantis
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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Last Post: Oven complete
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Wood-Fired Oven and Cooking Videos
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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121 1,013
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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1,086 9,512
Getting Started
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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by Gulf
Finding Building Materials
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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Last Post: Oven door build
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by fox
Forno Bravo Oven Installation
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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416 3,353
by Gulf
Pompeii Oven Construction
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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2,426 49,342
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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Commercial Pizza Ovens
Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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153 1,548
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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503 7,501
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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by Joe D P
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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56 554
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
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by Neil.B
Oven Management
Firing Your Oven
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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Last Post: Steel Fire Box
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Heat Management
How hot is hot, regulating temperature, fire-in-the-oven cooking and retained heat cooking.
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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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What You Cooked Last Night
Share your favorite recipes and menus.
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Hearth Bread and Flatbread
Recipes, questions and comments on everything from Ciabatta to Schiaciatta, and Pugliese to Cecina.
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457 4,765
Grilled shrimp, sauted mushrooms, chicken satay, and more. Share your best appetizers.
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Roasting and Grilling
Cook entire meals in your wood-fired oven.
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Last Post: Rotisserie Chicken?
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Rice, Pasta and Vegetables
Risotto, Paella, killer roast peppers, baked pasta dishes -- and more.
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by Gassman
Dolce and Desserts
Pies, pastries and cakes.
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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
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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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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 1,951
Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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534 5,202
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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165 668
Regional Forums
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Heard a good one recently? Joke of the day at work? Give us your best shot!
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Last Post: 1/2 a glass
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by JRPizza
Barter, Trade and Sell
List items to sell or exchange. Let's keep good stuff out of the landfill.
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General Building and Construction
Questions and answers on everyday building topics, from flooring to electrical; plumbing to drywall.
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Had a great vacation or trip recently? Share your favorite places.
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by Alomran
Favorite Markets
Where do you find special ingredients, cheeses and fresh vegetables?
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    Gluten free flour from scratch
    by fornax hominus
    Yo fellow pizza heads , I have a pantry full of various non wheat flours since my wife developed an intolerance .
    . my first few try’s were with Robin Hood gluten free flour , a pretty short dough that had to be patted out on parchment paper and transferred onto the bricks on the paper .....
    Today, 07:54 AM
  • modified9v
    Reply to Finally decided on 32in castable dome
    by modified9v
    david s thanks for the detailed response. When I get ready to pull the trigger I’ll start a new thread in an effort not to hi-jack this one. This casting stuff is intriguing.
    Today, 06:31 AM
  • david s
    Reply to Finally decided on 32in castable dome
    by david s
    If you look carefully you will see a wire running from the arch around the gallery to hold it in place. I stand the arch off from the gallery with a piece of cardboard (removed in the pic) to maintain a small gap.As you've noted there is nothing holding the arch other than the mortar joint between the...
    Yesterday, 08:23 PM

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