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ecsk 02-24-2009 01:44 PM

Hello from Australia
 
Hi, everyone

Just found this great site about brick oven :)
Here in Australia, commercial available pizza oven is very expensive and I just can't affort to have one. With all these interesting information here I'm keen to build one myself, just keep my fiinger cross ;)

bimbo 02-24-2009 09:33 PM

Re: Hello from Australia
 
Welcome to the site mate.
Where abouts in the land of OZ are you from, I'm NSW but there seems to be a large number on here from adelaide for some reason.

I havn't started building my oven yet but there is so much valuable information and knowledge on this site it is amazing.

Regards
James

ecsk 02-25-2009 02:09 AM

Re: Hello from Australia
 
I'm in Sydney. ya I agree there aren't too many forum ppl in Sydney/NSW area. Even most firebrick suppliers are in other state (vic or sa).
My motivation to build a brick oven is very strange, recently I chopped down a big tree and tonne of firewood is left over in my backyard, so I'm thinking why not use them for cooking :)

bimbo 02-25-2009 02:34 AM

Re: Hello from Australia
 
Check out field furnace refractories in wetherill park, they are the closest place to me i think and even closer to you. I am not sure how they are on prices becasue i havn't really rang many places yet but they seemed fairly helpful

all the best
James

carioca 02-26-2009 01:04 AM

Re: Hello from Australia
 
yea, field furnace refractories are a good place to shop: I got most of my tapered WFO bricks from Darley's near Melbourne, but bought the bricks for the twin arches in my WFO, extra cal-sil and a s/s peel and raker from FFR.

Talk to Andrew (I got a very good deal from him!)...

Cheers,

LMH

Cliff Rogers 03-03-2009 09:27 PM

Re: Hello from Australia
 
G'day, I'm new here & in Oz too. See this post.


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