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  • Finally underway

    After a couple years, at least, I finally started my oven.

  • #2
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    Here are a couple more pictures.

    My pool is all curves, so I am trying to kind of recreate the shape in my pizza oven. I hope to find the same tile that we used in the pool for the edge of the table. I cantilevered the table, so I went with rebar spaced 6". That is a pain when you really have no idea what you are doing. It supported itself, even after I removed the forms, so I am very happy.


    • #3
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      Looks like a great start. I like the rounded corners on the cantilevered base.

      Looking forward to following your post.



      • #4
        Re: Finally underway

        The insulating layer is done. I think I'm almost ready for bricks. I used about 5:1 vermiculite to concrete, and thought I created a big mess. It didn't seem like it would harden, but a couple days later it is solid.


        • #5
          Re: Finally underway

          Hi Rainney,

          What size is your oven, round is cool.


          • #6
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            Its going to be 42".


            • #7
              Re: Finally underway

              What a great start! I don't remember seeing a round hearth cantilevered all around. You have planned well.
              Lee B.
              DFW area, Texas, USA

              If you are thinking about building a brick oven, my advice is Here.
              Our One Meter Pompeii Oven album is here.
              An album showing our Thermal Breaks is Here.

              I try to learn from my mistakes, and from yours when you give me a heads up.