DIY an outdoor pizza oven
What you will need
8-inch cement blocks you want)
1-2 wooden pallets
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Step 1 - Make a platform for support with concrete
Place a concrete base in the exact place where you want your pizza oven.
Use a level to make sure the floor beneath the pad is flat and even.
Step 2 - Base block stack
Stack 8-inch concrete blocks in L shape to the desired height you want. Alternate the blocks to create a sturdy structure, but leave the holes around the exposed edges. This will serve as the base of your pizza oven.
Step 3 - Fill the outer blocks with cement
Mix the concrete or cement and pour into the cinderblock holes, around the edges of the structure. The blocks in the middle do not have to be filled.
Step 4 - Tile the Exterior
Cover the outside of the tile base using mortar or cement, which works best for the tile you have selected. You will need a paddle to spread the mortar evenly before carefully placing the tiles. Place your tile straight, because the outside of your base will be visible.
Step 5 - Pour a Concrete Counter
Place a plywood frame on the top of the oven of pizza base for pouring a concrete worktop. Your concrete should cure for at least one day. You will know it is healed when all the dark spots are gone.
Step 6 - Make a Wood Palette
Cover the agglomerate and pallet with concrete to make a sturdy base of the oven. The concrete should be smooth and even. Allow the concrete to cure before continuing. Step 8 - Arrange bricks around the pallet
Organize your bricks or stones before you mortar them in place to get an idea of how you will build your oven. The stack of bricks in a square shape on three sides around the stage. The front of the square will become a bow. The top of the furnace is an extension of the arch that will create a rough dome shape that descends to the side walls.
Step 9 - Spread the Support Sand
Place a tarp on the oven floor and cover with sand. The sand will help support the bricks while the mortar dries after.
Step 10 - Place the chimney
Place the chimney at the top of the arch, a few inches away of the edge of the oven opening. The fireplace can be any bucket or pot with the bottom cut, or a thick piece of pipe that is three to four inches long. The fireplace is optional, but will drive the smoke up and out of the fireplace instead of forcing it out of the front. Cover the top of the chimney with thick plastic as you work to prevent the cement inside.
Step 11 - Dome and Fireplace Mortars
Use cardboard or foam as needed to support the structure before applying the mortar. Stack the furnace walls and the central dome to the desired height and mortar them into their permanent positions with a trowel. If you are going to add a fireplace, place the bricks around it to secure it in place.
Step 12 - Cover the concrete exterior
Wait for the concrete to dry, which can take two to three days, depending on the size of your pizza oven, and remove any remaining supports.
Step 14 - Clean the inside < / h3>
Pull the plastic tarp with the sand into it from the inside of the oven, and clean the oven.
Step 15 - Place the oven in the base
Place the oven on the top of your base, in the center of the "L" will be heavy, so do not be a hero. Get help putting the oven in position at the base, and make sure it is square and centered so it stays there.
Step 16 - Make a test fire
Build a small fire inside the oven. Start with something small to dry the inside of the oven and make sure its structure is solid.
Step 17 - Cooking a Test Pizza
Cooking the pizza on a rack or shelves pottery with the support of the bricks. Coals will be underneath and around the pizza in the center of the grill or shelves.
It is called a pizza oven, but there are actually a lot of things that you can cook in an oven like East. Bread, cobbler, and roasted vegetables and meats are cooked very well here as well. Once your DIY outdoor pizza oven is complete and you have tried it by cooking a pizza inside the pizza, you are ready to enjoy a surprising new patio feature. If your construction has been correct, the pizza oven will last for many years and you will cook many breads, cakes ...