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You sent me the oven building plans a while back and it is finally done! I actually picked totally the worst possible summer for building my oven here in Tennessee state.

I got 72 consecutive days of 90+ degrees Fahrenheits = 32+ degrees Celsius and no breeze to cool me down.

Lost 17 lbs. = 7.7 kg in the process but did every bit of the work only by myself.

Thanks for the detailed photo sequence and plans, working things was not difficult at all even though I am not in the trade (or, better to say, I wasn’t … because I am now).

The brick oven built by Jim in Loudon - Tennessee

Loudon, Tennessee

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  1. Hi Jim,
    Thank you for sending your oven photo. Looks real nice. What have you
    used for the roof cover, are they a slate stone tiles?

    Winter is just over here on the southern hemisphere. We also got some nice rain again, all the water dams are 100% full.

    By Rado — Permalink

  2. Hi Rado,

    The roof is slate. The roofing supply company had some left over from a job that the roofer refused and they were going to throw them away. So, I got them for free. Green wasn’t my first choice, but the price was right.
    Only broke 1.

    Have a good one!


    By Jim — Permalink

  3. hi,
    i have been looking for a step by step instruction on how to make a brick oven and i must say that this pic here looks really good, can anyone of you send me the detailed photos sequence and plans.


    By arthur — Permalink

  4. great read, getting the plans also

    By mike — Permalink

  5. Jim,
    I live in Dickson, TN and have got the oven plans on cd from Rado also. I would like to stop by and ask a few questions one day in the spring.

    By William Hall — Permalink

  6. I would love to have one of these brick fired ovens. This one has clean simple lines and is just the perfect size. Do you share your plans? If so I would love to get a copy and see if I can talk my husband into making one on our property.
    Thanks so much, Paulette

    By Paulette Nichols — Permalink

  7. Interested in building the oven please send plans.

    By john — Permalink

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