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Old 06-25-2014, 08:39 AM
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hi all,

could you tell me if it would be possible to use fire bricks for the hearth and Red clay bricks for the dome?

I am trying to make the oven on a very very tight budget!

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Old 06-25-2014, 08:40 AM
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Look at Bookemdanno's thread, he used solid reds.
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:55 AM
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:57 PM
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I think it is more dependent on how you intend to use your oven.

If you are a serious cook and expect to use the oven a lot, 4-6 times per week, then you really need to stick with the firebrick.

If this is going to get used 10-15 times a year, then the solid clay brick will probably hold up just fine.
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