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david s
by david s
Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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Last Post: Hi Firends
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by JRPizza
Newbie Forum
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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1,922 15,492
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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778 15,759
Wood-Fired Oven and Cooking Videos
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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Last Post: Oven Firing Video
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by Gulf
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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1,109 9,618
Getting Started
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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2,488 22,757
Finding Building Materials
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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591 4,584
Forno Bravo Oven Installation
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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Last Post: NH Oven Build
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Pompeii Oven Construction
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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2,484 50,400
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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715 6,418
david s
by david s
Commercial Pizza Ovens
Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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156 1,590
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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david s
by david s
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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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Last Post: Masonry kitchen
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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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Last Post: Outdoor fireplace
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John J
by John J
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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Oven Management
Firing Your Oven
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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Last Post: Curing method?
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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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236 2,569
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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david s
by david s
What You Cooked Last Night
Share your favorite recipes and menus.
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544 3,424
by Chach
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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by fox
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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54 337
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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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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Artisan Ingredients
Find and use the best olive oil, Caputo flour, San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala, and more.
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235 1,955
by Ricey
Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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535 5,212
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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157 541
General Building and Construction
Questions and answers on everyday building topics, from flooring to electrical; plumbing to drywall.
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136 1,107
Had a great vacation or trip recently? Share your favorite places.
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Last Post: Pompeii Oven
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Favorite Markets
Where do you find special ingredients, cheeses and fresh vegetables?
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by JRPizza
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  • che
    Looking for straight forward plans for an indoor oven build.
    by che
    I'm looking for plans of dimensions and ratios for the shape that these ovens should be to perform best indoors. I'm most concerned about how to design the flue and chimney so that smoke does not escape as it will be operated in doors. I am less concerned about specific materials as I plan to experiment...
    Yesterday, 12:55 PM
  • UtahBeehiver
    Reply to Lay a pizza oven floor
    by UtahBeehiver
    Plus one of Fox's suggestion. The material under the fire brick is only for taking our minor irregularities of the brick and not very thick, ie 1/4" to 3/8" and only really necessary if the surface that you are laying on is out of wack. Fire clay does help the sand bind better yet not set...
    05-21-2022, 06:28 PM
  • harveyjones
    Finding materials in Guatemala
    by harveyjones
    hello friends, i live in Guatemala and I'm attempting to build a pizza oven, a lot of the materials referred to, like fire bricks and refractory concrete are not available here. I wanted to know what would be cheaper alternatives i could use?...
    05-21-2022, 06:04 PM

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