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I'm Peter Reinhart! Ask Me Anything! Monday, February 15, 2016 7:00-8:00 pm EST

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.

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Dome Installation Video - Casa / Premio / Modena


For many of you who bought a modular oven, you may have asked how we put the domes together when we build them. For those of you considering one of our ovens, we shot a video to make your install easier.

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If the link doesn't work, simply go to You Tube and type Forno Bravo Channel. The video title is How to Set your Forno Bravo Oven Dome Pieces.

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  • House bricks top oven

    Hi all as I am sure you all, I have got my hearth slab made now. At last so now the fun can begin. I am sure a lot of you will cringe when i say what i am going to sugest but any way here I go. I have a heap of house bricks in my shed and I am wondering if they will be ok for the dome part, of the oven to save a few $$$. We do not plan on living here for more than a couple of years and the oven will only be used on the odd weekend.

    any ideas thanks guys.


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    Re: House bricks top oven

    Australians have had success with something they call "pressed reds" which i think are like our pavers, in other words, no holes

    Save your hollow house bricks for your enclosure.
    My geodesic oven project: part 1, part 2


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      Re: House bricks top oven

      ok thanks I am going to spend the extra and get them all,fire bicks i am following the plans from here



      • #4
        Re: House bricks top oven

        I used hard house brick and they are as good as day one....no spalling


        • #5
          Re: House bricks top oven

          You could always use a more temporary mortar, and then knock down the oven and take the bricks with you when you move.
          "Building a Brick oven is the most fun anyone can have by themselves." (Terry Pratchett... slightly amended)