Pizza Oven: Stage 3 – second layer of the dome

The following day after we did the 1st layer of the dome we awoke to find the oven very cracked. We thought we’d look on the internet to see what...
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Pizza Oven: Stage 3: 1st layer of dome

Building the first layer of the dome was met with yet more good luck; we were just getting started when 2 kiwi’s, Sarah and Mark, rocked on up and said...
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Pizza Oven: Stage 3: Almost starting the dome…

Well we had the best intentions today, and did achieve stuff towards the starting of the dome.  In the afternoon when we were finally ready to start we were inundated...
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Pizza Oven: Stage 2 Completed!

Our initial thoughts about laying the tiles being really a really easy part of finishing off the oven before we start the dome was not quite correct. Well, once we...
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Pizza Oven: Stage 2 almost completed

Today began with excitement – concrete slab day! We decided we’d need a kind of runny mix of concrete so it was easier to spread and make level-ish (bearing in...
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Pizza Oven: Stage 1 completed!

We returned from Thailand last night and not much progress had been made – only half a layer of bricks had been done.  So this morning we picked up the...
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Pizza Oven: Day 4

As predicted yesterday, today was more of the same, layering up the bricks.  Today’s finish looks like this. Tomorrow we head to Thailand for a few days to buy ingredients...
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Pizza Oven: Day 3

Today was much the same as yesterday, and probably the same as tomorrow too.  Adding more layers of bricks is a lot slower than we thought it might be, pretty...
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Pizza oven: Day 2

Today was pretty easy going for the oven. Dre and Noi worked together to put the 3rd and 4th layers of bricks on the foundation for the oven today.  At...
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Woohoo!! Actual progress today!!!

OK so today was a super exciting day.  We started off in the morning with several things happening; First the Lao guy Deng who was going to help us start...
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