Clay Oven Building

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Come and build a brick pizza oven in the Green Belt of north London

 

DAY 1

This course starts with dismantelling the old one that collapsed due to being un protected from the rain. We will clean the bricks – having been only cemented with clay and cast the new table top. We used this stove for a number of years being a genuine Mozambique style oven. But it is essential that this and other clay ovens are built under a secure shelter.

We have constructed a new post and rail kitchen which covers the site of this proposed new clay oven, so getting wet will not be a possibility.

DAY 2

Construction of the brick oven. You do  not need to use fire bricks. You do need to build the construction in such a way as to hardly expose any cement to the inside of the oven. Concrete does not react well with intense heat.

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