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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.

Ask Me Anything New Forum Feature

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.

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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  • Materials supplier in Brisbane

    Hi everyone. Very early days for me, still gathering info. Have collected enough besser bricks for my base, cleared a spot in the yard, boxed it all up and I'm ready to pour the first foundation slab. I have also gathered about 100 SRIC K43 furnace bricks. They all need to be halved as they are large and I believe they are 43% alumina. 2 questions, 1. Will these bricks be ok for my dome? and 2, Can anyone put me onto a supplier in Brisbane for insulation material, Floor bricks, Cement fondu? Mortar, flu, door etc... Thanks in advance.

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    Firebricks and fireclay - Claypave
    Cement Fondu - Lyndons
    Flue - Mr Stoves
    Insulation floors and walls - Thermal Ceramics, Total Refractory management

    Hope that helps
    Brett
    Last edited by Mistertoy; 05-17-2013, 03:14 AM.

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      Re: Materials supplier in Brisbane

      Thanks Brett, going shopping soon.

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        Re: Materials supplier in Brisbane

        Originally posted by Mistertoy View Post
        Firebricks and fireclay - Claypave
        Cement Fondu - Lyndons
        Flue - Mr Stoves
        Insulation floors and walls - Thermal Ceramics, Total Refractory management

        Hope that helps
        Brett
        Fireclay from Claypave is a true fireclay designed for high temp refractory use.It is not cheap. I believe that the temperatures we fire to do not warrant such a product and as a cheaper and more readily available clay, I use Bricklayers clay.I also find the Claypave fireclay a bit gritty and coarse and not so suitable for mortar.
        Last edited by david s; 05-17-2013, 06:53 AM.
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          Re: Materials supplier in Brisbane

          Hi Brett Got my supplies in Brisbane from the following

          Bricks and fire clay - Claypave Ipswich
          Flue - online from Pivitonline - Melbourne
          Vermiculte & Perlite - Capalaba produce
          CF board & blanket - Total refractory management -

          Hope that helps

          Cheers

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            Thanks everyone. Got it all now. Total Refractory Management for the blanket, Capalaba produce for clay, cement, sand, lime, will make poor mans mortar as everyone swears its good as gold. Flue from BBQ's Galore at Capalaba of all places. Already had my bricks using them as the floor also. Bought some fancy bricks from Rochedale brick works to use on the outside of my arches as the fire bricks are a bit bland. All set...

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            • #7
              Re: Materials supplier in Brisbane

              Gudday
              Oasis hydroponics in Caplaba for pearlite vermiculite has a lot of different grades of both.
              Regards dave
              Measure twice
              Cut once
              Fit in position with largest hammer

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