[Sca-cooks] Groovy Camp oven

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Tue Jul 1 14:32:06 PDT 2008

Susan Fox wrote:

> >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
> >http://www.amazon.com/Bread-Builders-Hearth-Loaves-Masonry/dp/18901 
> 32055/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1214944001&sr=8-1
> >
>OK, just ordered it.  Thanks for the tip!
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The book you just ordered will help you with the shape and dimensions.

I can also help in various ways if needed. I can make a wood support 
for your to use when you lay the vault bricks and can be talked into 
coming up to help with the actual brick laying.


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