Remember when I modded my conventional kitchen oven with $13.50 worth of ceramic firebricks? In that post, I linked to a variety of outdoor ovens that seemed intriguing, like the Peruvian igloo.
Well, Serious Eats's Slice blog reports on Mark Wilkie, a Brooklynite who spent two months constructing a Pompeii brick oven in his backyard based on plans from Forno Bravo. Mark's posted some great photos documenting the process, including a few fun time-lapses:
If you've got the space, seems well worth the effort.
images by Mark Wilkie