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ghettoblaster 05-13-2008 12:14 PM

Granite?
 
hi there,
Can anyone tell me if granite is suitable for building a dome oven? Have a free supply of rough football sized peices which i can cut to shape. any good? i would think it would hold heat better than any fire brick.
cheers

dbhansen 05-13-2008 01:21 PM

Re: Granite?
 
Here's an old thread discussing granite, fyi.

Link

SpringJim 05-13-2008 02:40 PM

Re: Granite?
 
It's controversial

here's an oven that was made out of granite blocks...

http://www.fornobravo.com/forum/f21/...oven-1783.html

of course they didn't have the internet to know any better!!

dmun 05-13-2008 07:22 PM

Re: Granite?
 
Lots of granite on the moon, huh?

http://klabs.org/richcontent/MAPLDCo...ck2_medium.jpg

Remember: Granite surface chips in intense heat. Google "flame finishing"

gjbingham 05-13-2008 10:37 PM

Re: Granite?
 
No to granite vs. firebricks sounds like the answer. Use it for the finish on the oven.

ghettoblaster 05-14-2008 02:34 AM

Re: Granite?
 
No mate i think you are getting confused. the moon is made from cheese! not as tasty as mozzarella but it will do.
many thanks.


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