Pizza oven making
Learn how to build your own Cob Clay Pizza Oven,
With expert tutor David Alty
Come to the woods to learn in a hands (& feet) on style, as a small group. This busy one day workshop will give you the knowledge to build your own oven at home, having had the practical experience & the chance to ask questions along the way. Your tutor will provide you with a worksheet to take home to remind you of the process, allowing you to have fun & fully immerse yourself in the day.
Working with a pre built plinth, you will learn how to insulate this & level it ready for the fire brick base, the foundation for your oven. You will learn about the importance & mix of selecting the right materials & the precise dimensions that work for such an oven.
The cob is mixed with bare feet (a fun & potentially messy process); if you prefer to not do this bit you can get stuck in with creating the sand forma, that creates the shape of the oven, instead. Once the cob is ready you will prepare the ‘loaves’ that form the blocks to build the oven. Tasks will be shared to ensure you experience every stage of the process.
Course times 10am-4pm
A simple vegetarian lunch will be provided.