A pizza oven is a rather large investment in your outdoor furniture. However if you live in a nice climate it can be just the thing you need to make a party amazing. Chefs obviously also love it since it allows them to create something they cannot normally make outside. If you have the money to spare then it can be an incredible choice that not only is functional but looks great. Let us explore the options with you on this unconventional piece of outdoor cooking equipment.
The forms that these take vary widely. Some use propene and advanced venting in order to give a hi-tech appeal. Others burn wood or coal in order to give it a smoky flavor that many people enjoy. No matter which one you go with the odor of the cooking really can improve the entire party. It is a great choice both for those running a business and those with the extra funds to add something truly impressive to their setting.
Outdoor Furniture like this is a serious investment as we briefly mentioned. Depending on the model it could run you anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars for something like this. Those with incredible amounts of funding may even have one built into the side of their house for added style points. So make sure that you have the money to buy these before going all-out with one of these particular setups.
So what about making it yourself? Surprisingly while it takes as much work as you would expect it is not as hard to create a base for it. Using concrete blocks, cement and wood you can build a very sturdy base. The materials that we use today are even more resistant to heat than many of the ones used by our ancestors. They are also much easier to get as well and therefore less expensive than the ones that our predecessors would have had to use. With the stone base done you just need to make a countertop and enclosure for the entire thing. Make sure that all the wood is covered as well.
From there all you have to decide on is a source of heat. If you want to go with electric or propane you may need to call in someone who understands wiring or tubing. Both of these may beyond the skills of a casual do-it-yourselfer. However if you are creating this you may already may have significant skills in crafting outdoor furniture to begin with. If so then doing it yourself may be a good thing in the long run.
If you don’t have as much skill or would rather go with a smoky flavor for the pizza then you may want to go with wood or coal. All of these materials can be dangerous if you have not completed the setup well and surrounded the area with material which will not burn. Do brief tests to make sure it all works right and check for cracks in the set up. If it does then you may have an amazing new centerpiece for your next party.