What You Need To Make A Brick Pizza Oven

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We all have that one day when we get bored at home and decide to do some crazy random project. Some build a small garden shed or if you have kids you might build a tree house. Then there are those crazy home cooks who want to make those amazing pizzas so they build brick pizza oven. So if you get the crazy urge to build a pizza oven, here is what you can do.

Suppliers

If you want to build a proper oven you are going to need to be able to purchase the proper equipment. For this a simple look at a pizza oven commercial can provide you with what you want. Most places will most likely sell you ready built ovens or come and do the installation for you. But look around and you will most likely find a good place to buy the supplies. Also just bookmark the places that will assemble it for you, in case the builder mood goes away after lunch.

Ingredients

Just as a good pizza needs the right ingredients, to build a good pizza oven you need the right materials. The first and foremost item that you need are proper pizza oven fire bricks. These are the main key to making a proper oven. Take extra care because if these bricks are not built properly, the oven may not heat the pizzas properly or worse may even crack under the constant heat of the fire. The next most important item is the proper clay to encase the oven. Again this clay should be of good quality to keep the heat of the oven where it should be and keep it from crumbling down after two or three pizzas. You’ll also need sand, cement, rubble and big stones, wooden beams and wood shavings. You’ll also need other standard building items like a shovel and wheel barrow, but these you can get easily from any large department store or from your neighbor. Check this website to find out more details.

Design

Again, this is where the internet will help you out. There are a lot of great and simple designs for a pizza oven. The most common and standard is the dome shaped pizza oven. Use the internet to look for the pizza oven plan that catches your eyes the most. Once you have this in place you have only one more step.

Building

This time it won’t be just the internet but more specifically YouTube. Go to this site and search for instructions on how to build a brick pizza oven. This will give you a ton of how-to videos and step by step instructions for every step involved in making the perfect brick oven of your choice. If you don’t want the steps to make an oven but for the different steps of the process, like “how to mix cement”, even for this you will have plenty of videos to choose from.With these simple steps you should be able to have the chance to make your own pizza oven.