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Re: Solid Clay Bricks vs Fire Bricks
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Posted by John from Perth WA
In Reply to: Solid Clay Bricks vs Fire Bricks posted by Kim from Perth WA
I am also in the process of building my own wood oven & will be using solid cream clay bricks for the dome,back & sides & fire bricks for the hearth.
My understanding is that clay bricks can be suitable for oven building, especially the lighter coloured ones because they will have less oxides & are more stable at higher temps. I have also discussed this with the clay brick manufacturer.
Clay bricks are also a lot cheaper to buy than fire bricks here in Perth.
I have previously emailed Rado & I do recall that his advice was that it will be OK to use certain clay bricks.
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