How can the Weather affect my Wood Fired Oven? The weather, especially rainwater, can affect the performance of your Oven. To understand this fully, you need to understand what happens to an oven that’s been built outdoors, exposed to the weather. It’s going to get rain driven at it from every direction, and despite your […]
There are lots of different methods you could use to fire up your Wood Fired Oven! This is currently our favorite, one that we developed over the past ten years as we’ve talked to loads of dedicated wood fired oven aficionados. The ‘Fire and Forget’ method gets its name from the fact that you can […]
If you’re going to build a Brick Oven, you’re first going to have to construct a Stand to build it on. Our Brick Ovens are very heavy, and the dome is made from over 250 carefully laid fire bricks and needs to be supported on a very rigid benchtop that isn’t going to twist or […]
It’s not too difficult to build a Wood Fired Oven behind a Wall, but some careful planning is needed. You’ll need to decide whether to build the oven through the wall, inside the wall or behind the wall. Each method has it’s own pros, cons and construction considerations. Firstly however you need to be fully aware of the safe […]
Can a Wood Fired Pizza Oven be a used as a Smoker? We first came across the idea of using our Wood Fired Oven for smoking meats and other delicious things years ago, with several of our customers going to great lengths to build external smoker-chambers which they would connect into their oven, to provide […]
Our First Flamesmith Feast! At last, our first cooking video! We show you how to use the full heat-cycle of your oven, cooking on the way up, at high temperatures and on the way down!
How To Clean Your Wood Fired Pizza Oven A Wood Fired Oven makes a beautiful centerpiece for your back yard, and while some find a little bit of smoke buildup on the face of the oven adds a nice, authentic patina to the oven, others would prefer to keep it as clean as possible. This […]
Choosing the right Bricks for building your Pizza Oven Why not build a pizza oven using pressed red bricks? We went full nerd on the question, building a test rig to show the effects thermal shock on different bricks. Our custom Thermal Shock Test Rig is effectively a gas heated furnace with a series of […]