Construction Materials Needed to Build a BrickWood


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Nominal Dimensions vs. Actual Dimensions - Lumber and Cinder Block Dimensions 1 December 20, 2017
Where do I find / locate Vermiculite or Perlite? 1 January 10, 2018
I can't find Type S or Hydrated Lime? Will another type of lime work? 1 January 10, 2018
The sales rep at my local masonry supply said "Brand X" is okay to use as a high-temp mortar 1 January 10, 2018
Which do you recommend? The High-Temp Mix (Silica, Fireclay, Lime, Portland) or the High-Temp Factory Blend? 1 January 10, 2018
Is High Temperature mortar (like HeatStop 50) okay as a high-temp mortar for my pizza oven? 1 January 10, 2018
The brands of high-temp mortar in my area are different from what you carry. What is a good brand to use? 1 January 10, 2018
You suggest 2 layers of Ceramic Fiber Blanket. What are the benefits of 3 or more layers? 1 January 10, 2018
Can I use regular house insulation to insulate the oven? The Pink Panther kind? 1 January 10, 2018
Where do I find castable refractory and / or other refractory materials? 1 January 10, 2018
Why do you recommend chicken wire instead of metal lath? Isn't metal lath better? 1 January 10, 2018
What are your thoughts on Ceramic Fiber Board for Wood Fired Ovens? 1 January 10, 2018
Where do I find Insulating Castable? 1 January 10, 2018
Other oven builders recommend using Insulating Castable on the oven exterior as added insulation. Thoughts? 1 January 10, 2018
What is Fireclay? 1 January 10, 2018
My dealer has a premixed fireclay. Would this work or do I need to get it in dry bags? 1 January 10, 2018
What is Silica Sand? 1 January 10, 2018
My dealer has several sizes of Silica Sand. Which one should I get? 1 January 10, 2018
I can't find Silica Sand! What do I do?!? 1 January 10, 2018
What is bagged Lime? 1 January 10, 2018
Why do you put Lime in the mortar? What does it do? 1 January 10, 2018
What is the purpose of the Vermiculite and / or Perlite? 1 January 10, 2018
What Grade / Size of Perlite or Vermiculite should I get? 1 January 10, 2018
What is a good / average price for a bag of Vermiculite or Perlite? 1 January 10, 2018
Why does the Vermiculite take so long to dry / cure? 1 January 10, 2018
When making High-Temp mortar, can I use Portland Cement that already has Lime mixed in? 1 January 10, 2018
Are Vermiculite or Perlite really needed to insulate the oven / oven base? Can't I just insulate the base with sand instead? 1 January 10, 2018
Instead of Vermiculite or Perlite as insulation, can I use Ceramic Fiber Board? 1 January 10, 2018
Is there anything else besides Vermiculite, Perlite or Fiber Board that I can use to insulate the base? 1 January 10, 2018