Occasionally, the two may intersect as stonework is one of my art forms.
The technical aspects of building a brick oven continue in the making of the oven face, but here is where artistry can have it's day.
|Ancient bakery oven in Pompeii, Italy|
|Pompeii inspired New England oven by TBO|
|Current project- woodbox arch below|
|Colonial design by TBO|
|brick stone and stucco face|
|Ventura oven face|
Humans are hard-wired to respond to cultural connections, textural surfaces, and color.
Each of these plays a part in the design and material choices for your brick oven.