Enjoy homemade bread and pizza by building a low-cost earthen oven

Low-cost earthen oven

What’s a better way to bake bread and pizza than in a natural oven? It’s more fun and thrilling to use, yields better-tasting food, and of course does not consume electricity!

Earthen ovens like this have existed since the 18th century. Given that, one can already figure that the building process is very basic, and can be done even by first time DIY-ers. You don’t even need any tools to put everything together.

Low-cost earthen oven

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Watch the video below for more details on the materials and the tutorial. You’ll see an earthen oven is actually fun to build just as it is to use!

Do you want to have this kind of oven in your backyard? 🙂

You’ll need these materials:

  • Bricks
  • Sand
  • Dry Clay
  • Straw, Hay, Dry Grass
  • Canvas Tarp
  • Water
  • Paper


Thanks to Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. for this great project!



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