Pizza Oven

10 Problems to Avoid When Installing a Residential Wood Fired Oven

Dec 20, 2022

Installing a Forno Bravo wood fired oven is always exciting. Once it’s installed and ready to go, there’s just one thing left to do…fire it up, cure it, and get cooking! But like all design projects and home installations, there are pitfalls and problems that are worth dodging with awareness and planning.  Here are 10 problems to avoid when installing a wood fired oven.  1: Unsuitable Location or Too Little... Read More

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Primavera Wood Fired Feast

Dec 09, 2022

Paul Lessard is cooking up a storm in his custom-colored Primavera70! Check out his story and sample photos of his delicious creations here. Wood Fired Inspirations Currently hailing from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Paul shared, “I’m sure I was Italian in my previous life! Since traveling to Italy many times, and especially, our latest Tuscany family bike and wine trip in 2017 at a restored 500-year-old farmhouse, complete with a Forno... Read More

Tile Oven Samples for the DIY Crew

Dec 05, 2022

While stucco is the easiest and most common finish option for a wood fired pizza oven, tile finishes are also very popular. These designs can range from formal and classy, to artistic or rustic. While glass tile is the most frequently chosen material for its combination of beauty and durability, mosaics, mixed materials, stone, river rock, and mat colors are also common picks. Here are a few helpful tips from... Read More

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Terrific Trio of Tiled Ovens

Dec 05, 2022

Tile oven finishes come in many styles, patterns, and colors. Most are made using glass tiles because they reflect the light in the most beautiful way, and are easy to clean. They also hold up well to nature’s external environmental factors and to the wood-fired oven’s internal heat. Below you will find a terrific trio of tiled ovens commissioned by Jason Scarfi, Ken Lavenz, and John Handy at the Treebones Resort. They are... Read More

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Home Pizzeria with a Casa2G Pizza Oven

Dec 02, 2022

Jesse and Linda Diaz from central California love to cook and entertain. They crafted an outdoor kitchen and dining space at their home that has become a full-on residential pizzeria! With prep space, cooking space, plenty of dining space, and even its own sign, their design makes it easy for guests to get involved in the whole wood fired pizza-making and pizza-eating process. Check out their build below and glean... Read More

Primavera Installation at Alpine Ridge House Air B&B

Nov 17, 2022

With the fall time change in full effect, and the chilly weather settling in, it’s time to use a Primavera wood fired oven for making some serious comfort food! This particular oven lives at Alpine Ridge House, an Air B&B in upstate New York (Prattsville, NY.) Their facility is a secluded escape in the Catskill Mountains equipped with a professional wood fired oven, minutes from hiking and ski slopes. Dubbed... Read More

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Memorable Oven Builds

Oct 27, 2022

Scroll down to get inspired by these beautiful residential pizza oven builds submitted to our annual photo contest. They are great for helping you to plan future projects, or even to take advantage of the nice fall weather to get started on your build now. Mike Keller of Arkansas – Premio2G100 Modular Oven Kit This build features a classic domed stucco finish and a custom brick oven mouth embellishment for personality.... Read More

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2022 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions: Ovens

Sep 29, 2022

With so many beautiful and original ovens to choose from in the 2022 Summer Photo Contest entries, narrowing down the list to just 5 Honorable Mentions was incredibly difficult. There were so many more we could have chosen. (Be sure to watch our social media pages for more photos and stories in the coming weeks and months.) Following are some of the best of the best oven photos and our... Read More

2022 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions: Fantastic Food

Sep 29, 2022

Wood fired cooking can be broad and bold or simple and subtle. Pizza is a common favorite, but it is by no means the only thing you can cook in these ovens. Our 2022 Summer Photo Contest Honorable Mentions have captured just a portion of the spectrum of dishes you can prepare to delight the pallet and satisfy your appetite. Read on to discover more wood fired favorites. Special congratulations... Read More

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