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Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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Steve Matthew
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Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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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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david s
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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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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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Getting Started
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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Finding Building Materials
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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david s
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Forno Bravo Oven Installation
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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Pompeii Oven Construction
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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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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by jd22
Commercial Pizza Ovens
Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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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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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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PNW Griller
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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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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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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by Bitu
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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Rice, Pasta and Vegetables
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by Gulf
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Pizza Quest with Peter Reinhart
The Quest
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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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by Ricey
Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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538 5,221
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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Regional Forums
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Barter, Trade and Sell
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General Building and Construction
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Favorite Markets
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    Reply to MakaDemian 37" Brick Oven Build with round base in BS. AS.
    by MakaDemian
    You know Rsandler all this perlcrete pouring with porcelain tiles under it makes me re-think about insulation material to choose from, i know that maybe i could use some kind of garden cloth to cover the tiles so the perlcrete doesnt block the holes as SableSprings told me and i also could do something...
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    Reply to 42" Pompeii - Florida
    by david s
    Thanks Russell,
    If you go the tile addition below the vermicrete insulation you can also go a step further and hold the vermicrete up from the gaps between the tiles by placing some weed mat over the tiles.
    See attached my experiment for drying a vermicrete slab.

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    by UtahBeehiver
    I am pretty sure David S will advise you to make sure the pcrete is "really" dry before laying the fire brick down on it. Removing water from floor pcrete is difficult to remove once the fire brick is laid on top. Also to be sure if you only pour pcrete in the shape of the oven, make sure...
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