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  • casting the pizza oven

    well there were no comments on my mold, maybe the actual oven will get some

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    showing the interlocking of the quarters

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    ready for next quarter

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    the first and secnd quarter of the dome cast 2 inches thick, high density refractory 130 lbs per cubic foot

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    So how is this working out? Just noticed this casting. I have interest in this!

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    • #3
      Re: casting the pizza oven

      Because of the form and weight of each section, I'd imagine that they would not be easy to assemble, particularly the last piece. How did you go? any pics?
      Kindled with zeal and fired with passion.

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      • #4
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        actually I set the first piece in place, wife balanced it, placed second one held itself up at that point. placed third and fourth piece wiggled it around and it all came together. the first piece was the entry so it almost was balanced
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        • #5
          Re: casting the pizza oven

          it has been patched with a high temp mortar, which was compatible with the refractory

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          • #6
            Re: casting the pizza oven

            Wow great job. That is a very impressive job. You should be very proud of your self.

            Randy

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            • #7
              Re: casting the pizza oven

              very nice!

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              • #8
                Re: casting the pizza oven

                Hi IronPony,

                Nice quality work. I am glad you decided to continue on the forum. Your work is topnotch and will help others who want to do a cast oven. Maybe you could do a picassa album show all of your steps. Have a nice holiday season.
                Russell

                Link to my Picasa Album
                https://plus.google.com/photos/10287...21083003687777

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                • #9
                  Re: casting the pizza oven

                  IronPony,

                  I am very interested in building castable oven but my only concern is the performance issue if there is any. Have you had a chance to use yours? How is it holding temps, how long does it take to heat it up? Any info would be more then helpful.
                  thanks in an advance

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                  • #10
                    Re: casting the pizza oven

                    really nice oven. how much time it took to build it? how it works now? m

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                    • #11
                      I know this is an old thread but this mold is amazing. Im hoping Iron pony will respond. Im wondering (well Im wondering a lot of things about this casting but right no im wondering what the material is that was used to make the revel on the sections. I mean the thin piece is either luan or Masonite but Im wondering about the thicker piece attached to it. If any one knows I would greatly appreciate it. I believe this will be the mold system I use it seem perfect for my needs.
                      Thank you

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                      • #12
                        I did my casting couple of years ago in a very similar fashion. I used a styrofoam sheet for the "revel". Cut it to the size and since it's bendable you can just glue it to the form.

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