[Sca-cooks] Groovy Camp oven

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Tue Jul 1 14:26:57 PDT 2008

>I highly recommend getting refractory brick for the firebox, don't 
>use common red brick. The refractory is more expensive but will last 
>a LOT longer. You would be replacing the common brick in just a few 
>years if you fired the oven regularly. Common brick is fine for 
>everything else, the outside facing and any other part of the oven.

I knew that actually.  What I need to learn is the geometry of building a stable structure out of said refractory bricks with an interior cavity for baking.  

>I also highly recommend this book if you are serious about this:
>The Bread Builders: Hearth Loaves and Masonry Ovens by Daniel Wing 
>and Alan Scott
>ISBN: 978-1890132057
OK, just ordered it.  Thanks for the tip!


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