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Where to get materials in NW Arkansas?

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  • Where to get materials in NW Arkansas?

    Hello. I have been wanting to do this for awhile and lately have more time and resources to actually commit to the building of a WFO. I have two delimmas. Shipping from Forno Bravo is insanely high for the kit that I want and the second is... no one local to me carries materials at a reasonable price. (the only thing I have found is 'fire brick' and they dont know the stats on the brick outside of the dimensions... at $2/per) Has anyone in the area built an oven and if they could list a source for materials, that would be great.

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    Re: Where to get materials in NW Arkansas?

    hey ark,
    I cant help you with a supplier, but ask the ones in your area if they have seconds, sometimes they will sell them off cheaper... give it a shot



    • #3
      Re: Where to get materials in NW Arkansas?

      Did you try these guys:

      Products | ABC-Central Block and Brick | Blocks, Bricks, Retaining Walls, Gardens, Flower Beds, Paths, Walkways, Patio Systems


      • #4
        Re: Where to get materials in NW Arkansas?

        Boral brick in Lowell should also have a good line of fireplace materials.


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          Re: Where to get materials in NW Arkansas?

          I tried ABC Block in Harrison, they were $1.95/brick and they didnt know the heat range of the brick and their salesmen would never return my calls.
          My father convinced me today that Hooter's would be a good place to go on a rainy day so I made a few calls and got in touch with ACME Brick there in Sprinfield, MO and purchased 200 firebricks @ $1.09/per. While there I also purchased the fireclay for the hearth bricks.
          Everything else I know I can get locally and this was the one thing holding me up. I bought these before I needed them, but they are here in my garage waiting for me to get the slab poured and start stacking block. I'm really getting excited about this now and I cant wait to break ground on the slab.
          Thanks for the replies! I have seen some great looking ovens on this site from do-it-yourselfers and this online community is really great with information and support. As soon as I get started I will begin posting my progress hopefully with photos.
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