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Ask Me Anything
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Burnt Pizza?
by dakzaag
Good Background Information
Please take a second to read our guidelines before you start posting.
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274 2,631
Tell us about yourself and your ovens, and what you would like to learn more about.
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Last Post: Hello from SC
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Hello from SC
Good background information on pizza ovens, brick ovens and bread ovens.
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1,505 12,776
Combo Pizza Oven / Fireplace Build
by Gulf
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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677 14,303
Home built in South Arica
by codec
Post your favorite YouTube video here on everything from installation to cooking.
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110 954
Ciabatta bread video
by Caliea
Pizza Oven Design and Installation
Share your favorite tools, time saving tips, and what you learned while building your oven.
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982 8,874
Questions and comments on pizza oven design, location, foundation, stand, hearth, insulation and more.
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2,073 19,676
Advice, recommendations and discussions on finding local building materials—anywhere in the world.
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418 3,662
Questions and comments on installing a Forno Bravo (or any other) modular or assembled oven.
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338 2,873
Questions and comments on building the Pompeii Oven chamber and vent.
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2,080 42,452
Finish your oven against the weather, and to look good -- even though you are already using it.
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Last Post: waterproofing dome
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waterproofing dome
Ask questions and give your feedback on commercical pizza ovens for pizzerias and restaurants.
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140 1,454
Discuss alternative types of wood oven, from clay and cobb to steel dome and even beer keg ovens.
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300 4,745
Outdoor Kitchens and Living Rooms
Lay out a complete outdoor kitchen, including a grill, storage, work surfaces, water and refrigeration.
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Last Post: Rocko's Build Log
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Rocko's Build Log
by texman
Share ideas on where to locate your outdoor fireplace, whether build it from a kit or bricks, design and venting.
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52 525
Build an open grill that uses both wood coals from your brick oven or charcoal for traditional grilling.
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32 343
Oven Management
Oven curing, lighting fires, how big is big, and firewood.
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Last Post: Grape Vines
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Michael Klieman
Grape Vines
How hot is hot, regulating temperature, fire-in-the-oven cooking and retained heat cooking.
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205 2,345
david s
Floor cooling too quickly
by david s
Brick Oven Cooking
General questions on brick oven cooking, using oven tools, pots and pans, grills and other techniques.
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387 3,356
Tom Murphy
Using my oven as a smoker?
Share your favorite recipes and menus.
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519 3,319
Pork Shoulder pulled prk
by Gulf
Recipes, questions and comments on everything from Ciabatta to Schiaciatta, and Pugliese to Cecina.
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445 4,747
Naan in a tandoor oven
by AndrewT
Grilled shrimp, sauted mushrooms, chicken satay, and more. Share your best appetizers.
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Last Post: Scallops
44 305
by GrahamG
Cook entire meals in your wood-fired oven.
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198 1,754
Risotto, Paella, killer roast peppers, baked pasta dishes -- and more.
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70 452
Substitute for provola cheese
by Garybw
Pies, pastries and cakes.
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Last Post: Wood-Oven S’mores
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Wood-Oven S’mores
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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35 291
Pizza dough with biga
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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80 721
Pizza stone cleaning......
by RandyJ
Find and use the best olive oil, Caputo flour, San Marzano tomatoes, mozzarella di bufala, and more.
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234 1,939
Dough, recipes and techniques to make great pizza.
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Last Post: Mozzarella
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by Caliea
Tell us about your favorite wood-fired restaurants. Include the address, phone and a photo if you can.
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160 654
Regional Forums
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Need Advice in Central Florida
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Dollarama find
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265 7,216
New build in Sunny Canberra
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10 170
Drop in and chat about anything that is on your mind.
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Last Post: Happy Pi Day
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Happy Pi Day
by Les
Heard a good one recently? Joke of the day at work? Give us your best shot!
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212 748
List items to sell or exchange. Let's keep good stuff out of the landfill.
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135 494
Questions and answers on everyday building topics, from flooring to electrical; plumbing to drywall.
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127 1,068
david s
Dome vs Barrel Ovens
by david s
Had a great vacation or trip recently? Share your favorite places.
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Last Post: Pompeii Oven
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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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27 126
Seattle source for the unusual
by JRPizza

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  • Montclaire
    Reply to Is there a "text book" Pompeii build thread on here that someone can recommend?
    Thanks to you both. I am going to go with a 36" oven for cost and practicality reasons. For the base platform I will be using something called Versa-Lok, which is a dry stack architectural block. This will tie into a larger outdoor kitchen space but none of that will effect the oven construction....
    Today, 10:05 AM
  • texman
    Reply to Rocko's Build Log
    Are you having to get city permits for this?

    1. The concrete contractor should have plate compactors, or other tamping tools to get it where he wants it to be as far as compaction. Also, He should use sand to achieve the final bed for the pour. I'm not sure of your arrangement with the
    Today, 08:39 AM
  • johnnybrewmeister
    Reply to waterproofing dome
    Dave, now *that's* a cool roof! I can't imagine getting that much rain, especially since we only get 8-12" per year on average. Since we're on the drier side of things, I'm planning on just dedicating a good waterproof tarp to sling over the oven whenever serious (if I can call it that) rain...
    Yesterday, 10:58 PM

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