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You will notice a new forum at the top of the main page called, "Ask Me Anything". This forum will be used for live one hour "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) sessions hosted by people who are knowledgeable in different areas pertaining to wood fired ovens. How it works:
- Each AMA will have a "sticky" thread where the community can post questions they would like answered during the live session. This will allow everyone to participate even if you can't be online for the live session. These questions will not be answered by the host until the live AMA; if you need an answer quickly, you should post it in the appropriate Forum area for the community to respond.
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To kick off our AMA feature, we have invited author, chef and master bread maker and host of Pizza Quest, Peter Reinhart, to be our first host! Peter will be in the Forum on Monday, February 15th, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm EST. If you are unable to be online during the live session, you can post your questions in the sticky post. Peter will answer those questions during the live session on February 15th. You can view Peter's answers to your questions as well as what happened during the live session in the session thread.

We hope you enjoy this new feature! Please let us know if there is a topic that you'd like to have as an AMA and we'll look for a host!

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  • Its too cold for pizza she said.

    Its too cold for pizza she said.

    Soooooo, maybe I should build an outdoor fire place......

    The whole dimensions will be , 3M wide by 1.2M deep, 2.1M high.
    Im hoping the fire box to be about 1.5M wide by .9M high so lots of people can stand in front to get warm by it.
    The firebox will be 500mm high off the deck and will have a seat all along the front built into it.

    Im doing the opposite to my oven build which had brick quoins and rock fill, this will be rock quoins and brick fill.
    Its almost impossible to match any form of brickwork, so I always try to complement it rather than compete.
    Last edited by brickie in oz; 08-26-2012, 12:53 AM.
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  • #2
    Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

    Heh, you should tell your wife that even -25 Celsius isn't too cold for pizza.

    Looking forward to your next masterpiece.

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    • #3
      Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

      Gudday Brickie
      Where have the "guardians" gone off your oven ?

      Regards Dave
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      Cut once
      Fit in position with largest hammer

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      • #4
        Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

        That pic was prolly pre guardian......

        Talking of which, I was wondering what I could use on a flat brick faced fireplace to add some zest?
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        • #5
          Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

          Some progress today.
          I couldnt get enough of all the face bricks I wanted so I did the base in solid reds.
          The face bricks I have got for the project are 150 year old hand mades.
          Last edited by brickie in oz; 08-26-2012, 08:21 PM.
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          • #6
            Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

            I used to have quite a collection of Hawthorn Bricks used them to build a few fountains and raised beds
            They look beautiful,yours is looking good did you get a pro in to help you?

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            • #7
              Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

              Originally posted by TropicalCoasting View Post
              I used to have quite a collection of Hawthorn Bricks used them to build a few fountains and raised beds
              They look beautiful,yours is looking good did you get a pro in to help you?
              He's the pro.

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              • #8
                Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                Dear Brickie,

                A wood-fired oven would work very well in cold climates, and it won’t have any trouble with snow and very cold temperatures. A modern wood oven is installed using high tech insulation, which holds the heat in when the oven is cooking and keeps the cold out. We have many photographs of ovens working in the snow on Fornobravo.com, and the because of the insulation, the snow never even melts on the outside of the oven enclosure.

                It is important that your oven is installed properly, using the insulation that comes with the Forno Bravo modular oven kits, and that it is installed with a waterproof enclosure. The Primavera and Toscana assembled ovens can also work in your your climate.


                Regards,
                Amber

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                • #9
                  Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                  "Its too cold for pizza she said."

                  Tell her that when it gets like this then it too cold for pizza:
                  Last edited by Neil2; 08-27-2012, 11:41 AM.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                    Originally posted by Neil2 View Post
                    "Its too cold for pizza she said."

                    Tell her that when it gets like this then it too cold for pizza:
                    No it's not!

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                    • #11
                      Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                      Originally posted by moderator View Post
                      and the because of the insulation, the snow never even melts on the outside of the oven enclosure.
                      Dear Amber.
                      The snow never melts off my oven either....

                      By cold we are talking 10 degrees c.....
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                      • #12
                        Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                        Some more progress today, I filled it with concrete, tomorrow I can get a go at the brickwork.
                        The plum tree blossom was falling as I was doing it.
                        Last edited by brickie in oz; 08-27-2012, 10:08 PM.
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                        • #13
                          Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                          Some more progress on the fireplace this morning...
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                          • #14
                            Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                            looks fantastic love the bluestones

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                            • #15
                              Re: Its too cold for pizza she said.

                              Thanks....
                              This is the first brickwork Ive done in 12 months, Ive retired from laying, I sort of hit my use by date......
                              Opening size, 1630 wide by.......hopefully 950 high, this will keep with in the golden mean/ratio.
                              Last edited by brickie in oz; 08-29-2012, 10:31 PM.
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