You'll start the day covering the theory and techniques for building a clay oven, including: safety and where to site your oven, best wood to use designs.
Start building the oven, beginning with the base.
Help to make the sand form then paddle the soil/clay and learn how to get the correct consistency for the first layer.
Apply the soil/clay mix and the insulating layer to the sand form, discussing the different mixtures that can be used then it's time for the finishing layer.
It's time to create a door. Then you'll scoop out the sand and finish the inside, while discussing the technical aspects and the structural form.
The course will finish with tea and cake and the opportunity to ask any further questions.
Fantastic course, great attention to detail & easy to follow instructions. Definitely going to have a go!
Very informative & definitely hands on. Now, I just have to remember what to do when I get home!
Physical & fun! But really practical & made it seem do-able. Excellent leadership from Tez & a fab lunch.
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Tez is an experienced ceramicist and builder of pizza ovens Tez is an experienced ceramicist with pottery in her blood.…