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Old 08-12-2009, 07:57 AM
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Location: Dorset, United Kingdom
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I csat my first oven in the UK, it took me a few days to make the forms (And that is my job) I now live abroad and decided to build a brick oven, it only took 1 day, cost much less looks much better and I have never laid a brick in my life. Just use normal red brick for the dome and refractory brick for the slab.
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Old 01-17-2010, 01:29 PM
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Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: UK
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Default Re: Hello from UK.

Did the storage heater bricks work...I am thinking along the same lines...
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Old 01-17-2010, 03:41 PM
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Location: Newport S Wales GB
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Default Re: Hello from UK.

Hello simsavage and other U.K members

I am also interested in finding out if storage heater bricks work. After reading many posts on FB forum over the last 4 months I realise that there are many types of fire/refractory bricks and would like to know if storage heater bricks actually work in a wood-oven.

The problem here in Blighty is that fire-brick suppliers are very thin on the ground. Forno Bravo U.K have a good range of ready made/kit oven's and wood-oven accessories but to find builders merchants or suppliers of basic oven building materials is very difficult.

Because of this problem I have been trying to compile a list of suppliers in the U.K. Any Brits wishing to help with names info etc. can leave a message on my home page or( if it's O.K with FB mods) click on this link for more info

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Old 01-18-2010, 09:47 AM
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Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Suffolk, UK
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HI Folks.
Update on the materials used on my oven, finished in the summer-- I used the floor pamments, made from terracotta for the floor,very hard things ,but the diamond blade cut them ok in a hand held grindette. For the dome I purchased some bricks and the ready made mortar from Vitcas, they are so helpful it was worth every penny.
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