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Dave Chislett

Dave Chislett’s Fire or Heatproof Screed Pizza Oven First I have to start by thanking Dave Chislett, for letting me share the pizza oven he built on my website. I have got a huge...

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Daniel Chant

Daniel Chant’s terracotta pot inspired Pizza Oven Admit it! when you looked at the picture above you were drawn to the cool pizza sign. It is those simple finishing touches that make it. So...

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Gopal Ladva

Gopal’s Pizza Oven Lots to like about this pizza oven from Gopal. Similar in design to my my brick oven, but with Gopal’s tweaks. I love the shape of the dome, looks really professional!...

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Fresh Bread cooked in your Tandoor

Cooking Bread in  a Flowerpot This is a really simple recipe, but has the wow factor when cooked in the floor pots, especially when put on the table before the main meal. Now I...

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High Temperature Tandoor

Several people have been asking me how is my latest Tandoor going and have I completed it yet? As you can see from the picture it is going well, but I haven’t finished it...

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Anthony’s Chicken and Naan’s

Anthony shared these pictures of his Tandoor in action after watching my video. These are excellent pictures, and just think, you can do this in your garden as well.  He also shared some details on his build, the...

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Ash’s Clay Oven

Here is a lovely clay pizza oven built by Ash. He started with the classic sand dome which he covered with clay. In the picture on the right you can see the core clay...

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Where to get Clay and how much does it cost

Must be summer as I have had lots of people asking me questions on the clay oven. The number one question is where did you get your clay from, as I am having trouble sourcing...

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What size pots to use for the Tandoor

A common question I am asked is what size pots did you use for the Tandoor. For the original small Tandoor, the measurements were as follows: Outside pot = 33cm high x 37cm diameter...

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Cheap Vermiculite

Question Thanks for the site, built your tandoor oven and am delighted with it. Just a note to say I found vermiculite at Travis Perkins builders merchants for  £16 a 100 litre bag, which...