How to make your own Home Oven
You can make your own oven. (Photo Credits)
Ovens do not need to be electric or gas-powered all the time.
In fact, you could make one via a Do-It-Yourself Project
Countryliving.com for instance shared a way on how to make a pizza oven using terra cotta pots. Electrical Association
“To execute this tutorial you will need a fire pit, grill grates, a pizza stone, charcoal, and a large terracotta pot. If you don’t have a fire pit, try making your own out of a wheelbarrow. From there, the key is to making sure you preheat your pizza stone to about 500 degrees in your oven in order to reach optimal pizza-cooking temperatures. How does the terracotta pot help? It traps the heat and circulates it around the dough, leading to that perfectly crisp crust. Sit back and get ready for the most delicious homemade slice yet.”
Check out the instructions here.
Flower pots as DIY Ovens
Goods Home Design for its part shared how to make a Tandoor Oven out of Flower Pots. Electrician
“Those of you who are big fans of Indian food, keep your eyes open as this next project is dedicated to you. You can easily build your own Indian Tandoori outdoor oven in just a few steps, using terra cotta flower pots. Although Tandoori foods is known to be specific to the Indian cuisine it is also widespread in the Caucasus. What makes Tandoori special is the high temperatures reached inside the oven, which can be even more than 450 C. Inside the oven you will have to place wood or charcoal and the heat created inside will cook the meat in a specific way, creating tasty flavors. To make your own Tandoori oven, watch the video provided, purchase the supplies needed and follow the steps from the tutorial. It’s a very easy project and the foods you are going to make with this oven will taste heavenly.”
Watch the video instructional here.
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Mother Earth News meanwhile shared how to make a wood fired oven.
“Twenty to 27 inches is a good size to the oven floor, but to determine your exact needs make a mock-up of what you want to bake and calculate how much space it takes. Make your oven floor by setting standard red or fire bricks on a level bed of smooth, tamped sand, 4 to 6 inches deep. Used bricks are great, but should be free of old mortar.”
Read the rest of the instructions here.
So do you have unused terra cotta pots at home that can be fashioned into a DIY Oven?