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Ask Me Anything
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Curing question
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Good Background Information
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Firebrick in Phoenix area
Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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1,520 10,363
Second oven in New Zealand
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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1,579 13,635
david s
Sand Casting question
by david s
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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710 14,645
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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Last Post: Wood-Fired Pizza
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Wood-Fired Pizza
Pizza Oven Design and Installation
Share your favorite tools, time saving tips, and what you learned while building your oven.
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Last Post: dome mortar
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dome mortar
by Key
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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2,165 20,305
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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455 3,771
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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367 3,115
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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2,194 43,742
Oven Build in Spring
by cbailey
Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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Last Post: Flat Roof Venting
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Flat Roof Venting
by Danno7
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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362 5,097
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 2,343
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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Steam Engine BBQ
Oven Management
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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415 4,849
Curing oven in the winter.
by Gulf
How hot is hot, regulating temperature, fire-in-the-oven cooking and retained heat cooking.
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214 2,394
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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527 3,328
Jalapeno popper snacks
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Recipes, questions and comments on everything from Ciabatta to Schiaciatta, and Pugliese to Cecina.
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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?
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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Pies, pastries and cakes.
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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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38 296
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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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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517 5,149
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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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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Budget Chimney/Flue
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Drop in and chat about anything that is on your mind.
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Last Post: Happy Thanksgiving!
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Happy Thanksgiving!
by JRPizza
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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144 514
Modena 90 for sale in Tacoma
by PhilipP
Questions and answers on everyday building topics, from flooring to electrical; plumbing to drywall.
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129 1,077
Had a great vacation or trip recently? Share your favorite places.
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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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Seattle source for the unusual
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  • david s
    Reply to Feedback from Perlite/Cement oven owners?
    david s
    Your “enhancer” sounds like an acrylic PVA additive designed for concrete. While it works quite well for standard concrete I would expect it not to be able to withstand the temperatures experienced in an oven. You might like to research this aspect. Also I think that it will interfere with the removal...
    Today, 06:14 PM
  • mkasap
    Reply to Feedback from Perlite/Cement oven owners?
    Thank you for your reply David. By "enhancer" i mean the liquid you put into the mix (you replace part of the water) to make your build more strong, "elastic" and durable over vibrations, cracks, etc. so the risk of cracking while moving and setting on the slap is somehow reduced.I...
    Today, 03:56 PM
  • david s
    Reply to Feedback from Perlite/Cement oven owners?
    david s
    Hi Mkasap,
    No I’m not a fan of the perlite/gym ball method for a couple of reasons. Firstly, as it’s only the top half of the ball that you want to cast then you will have to create some extensive form work around the ball or dig a hole in the ground, bury the bottom half and cut a plate to fit...
    Today, 03:36 PM

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