How to build Sunset's classic adobe oven

Use these step-by-step instructions to build a rustic outdoor oven

Weekend project: Sunset's classic adobe oven
Norman A. Plate

Step 9

9.  Mix 3 parts adobe soil to 1 part Portland cement, add water, and mix with a hoe and shovel to the consistency of thick oatmeal. Be warned: it’s tiring and muddy work. Test that the mix holds together by squeezing it.


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