web analytics
Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven - Forno Bravo Forum: The Wood-Fired Oven Community

Announcement

Collapse

New Forno Bravo Forum Feature

Forno Bravo Forum Community,

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.
- Another thread will be posted for the live AMA. Registered users who are logged in during the live session can interact with the host by asking questions and receiving responses.
- The live thread will remain in the AMA forum to view after the session.

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!

Forno Bravo
See more
See less

Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

Collapse
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

    I'm assuming that being such a common size to build there is a pretty good idea of how many firebricks are necessary to complete a 42" dome. I am in planning phase, and thought I should check here before ordering.. I tend to buy overboard because I use them for the next project, but a rough idea would be good.

    Thanks MAtthew

  • #2
    Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

    Download the FB plans, they are free and have been used enough to have a pretty refined count.

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

      About 200. Depends on if you taper them.

      dusty

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

        You could also try deejayoh's calculator, which will take tapering into account: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f28/...tor-18131.html, which will give you a rough count of the needed bricks. Add a couple dozen more bricks on top of what the calculator says so that you have enough for your entry and vent. I used nearly 200 full bricks for my 36" oven (including the floor and vent), but I tapered my arch and dome bricks.
        My build: http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/3...-dc-18213.html

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

          No its late, but for what its worth I bought 250 bricks and used most of them. Good luck
          http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/p...s-i-18098.html

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

            I came in around 275 - a ton of scrap...
            Check out my pictures here:
            http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/les-build-4207.html

            If at first you don't succeed... Skydiving isn't for you.

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

              I used 280 with a a 1/2 ton of scrap and 1/2 ton of fireclay.
              Build Thread:http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f8/i...ome-15521.html
              Photos: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/brick-...67884/pic/list
              Oven Blog: http://johns-brickoven.blogspot.com/...ven-folly.html

              Comment


              • #8
                Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

                I used 280 and tapered all of the dome bricks with the exception of the soldiers..

                Chris

                Comment


                • #9
                  Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

                  Gudday
                  42in Dome only (entrance commons) not tapered basic cuts only...count 165

                  Regards Dave
                  Measure twice
                  Cut once
                  Fit in position with largest hammer

                  My Build
                  http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f51/...ild-14444.html
                  My Door
                  http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f28/...ock-17190.html

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

                    210 and counting on my 36". I think I'll need maybe 10 more before I'm done, but I have a good many scraps lying around.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Re: Rough count of Firebricks for 42" oven

                      I used about 235 firebricks for 46" oven, All tapered.

                      Comment

                      Working...
                      X