See below some of the ovens we have built and supplied

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Onion Shaped Ovens

domestic garden ovens by bushman wood fired ovens


  • Doorway width: 40cm
  • Width at front of oven: 57cm
  • Int. width: 61cm
  • Ext. width foot print: 76.5cm
  • Int. length inc. landing plate: 75cm
  • Ext. length foot print: 86.5cm
  • Thickness of floor slab: 6cm
  • Door height: 21cm
  • Int. dome height: 40cm
  • Ext. Height: 50cm


  • Doorway width: 40cm
  • Width at front of oven: 52cm
  • Int.width: 61cm
  • Ext. width foot print: 76.5cm
  • Int. length inc. landing plate: 75cm
  • Ext. length foot print: 86.5cm
  • Thickness of floor slab: 6cm
  • Door height: 21cm
  • Int. dome height: 40cm
  • Ext. Height: 45cm
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More about the onion 45


All Bushman wood fired ovens are individually handmade and as a result the external dimensions are approximate. The onion shaped oven is the top of our range of ovens in this oven the chimney still vents at the front of the oven but we bend the flue ducting back under the refractory and then vent it upwards further back giving it its characteristic onion shape.

The vertical exit is exactly as it seems the chimney exits the oven vertically straight up.

The onion 45 degree oven does exactly as it says on the tin the chimney exits the oven at 45 degree this is great for people who are installing the oven into some kind of building structure it allows you to extend the angle of the flue pipe to a point at the wall before then running up the wall and out through the roof.


Perfectly Sized

Small-sized wood-fired ovens are a great option for those who have limited outdoor space or simply want a more compact oven. These ovens are designed to be space-saving and highly functional, providing all the benefits of a full-sized oven in a smaller package.

Small-sized wood-fired ovens are typically made from high-quality refractory materials that can withstand high temperatures and provide excellent heat retention. They are also designed to be highly efficient, meaning they use less wood and heat up more quickly than larger ovens.

Small Domes

This is the section that has the thermal mass and its design is responsible for the stability of the oven. If its over built it will take to long to get to temperature and will smoke like crazy until it gets up to temperature by the same token if it does not have enough thermal mass then it will not be stable enough and you will be challenged in trying to maintain constant temperature if it is just a thin shell oven or steel shell oven then you will also find that it will not hold temperature for any length of time.

The un-insulated oven is the most basic form of oven that we make as discussed on the domestic oven page the un insulated oven is the perfect oven for those people who are looking for a basic oven either for DIY self install or for anyone wanting to build a bespoke designed oven while still complying with the DEFRA smoke exempt criteria.

Small Mountings

  • Inset Mounting

domestic garden ovens by bushman wood fired ovensAn inset mounting is the most basic form of installation, but you will need to have a non flammable base prepared to put the oven on. You will then put down the required insulation boards and the base of the oven.

To get a seamless interface you would also tile around the oven to make it look fantastic this will either be done as a DIY project or as a builder or landscaper project.

  • Teardrop

domestic garden ovens by bushman wood fired ovensIf you already have a solid counter which is non flammable then you can go for the modern stainless steel done for you look in this solution the oven base will come on a galvanized steel frame with the insulation and the floor of the oven already built in. Simply seal the cooking tile into the base and then pop the oven onto the mounting and you are ready to go.

  • Rustic Wood

domestic garden ovens by bushman wood fired ovensFor those of you who like the rustic look or for those of you who want an alternative to the stainless steel frame then this may be the solution in this mounting the insulation board and the rectangular oven floor is already built into the surround. You can put this directly onto a solid non flammable surface or onto a brick built log store or of course you can have it with the completed rustic stand.

Small Stands


Deciding early who is going to be responsible for the stand is going to save you a truck of trouble. Its either going to be a brick built out door kitchen built by a brick layer or by yourself as a DIY project or you are going to buy an oven already on a stand here are the options:

  • Bespoke Built Brick


A bespoke built structure is something that you will get your builder or your landscaper to do for you you may well take it on as a DIY project but be sure you have designed the area properly, i cant tell you how many times I’ve been to site to install an oven on a layout designed by a so-called professional kitchen designer and they have the basics all screwed up.

So check out the page on basic layouts if you are buying an oven from me i will be happy to review your plans and make recommendations.

I’ve had more customers than I care to remember who have scrapped the architects drawings in favour of a suggested layout by me so if you are spending big money make sure you are getting advice from the right people my customers include 2 michalin star chefs pub chains restaurant chains and hundreds of customers who run businesses from mobile catering units believe me if i can get a compact kitchen capable of cooking 70 pizza per hour onto the back of a Piagio ape then i can help design something for your garden to you will just need to get someone in to interpret what i suggest without cocking it up with their own off the wall unproven ideas the ball is firmly in your hands on this one.

  • Pre-Built Non-Flammable Counter

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If you have already built a counter and have come to our site for what ever reason then you could put in an inset base and tile around it or you could just tile the whole thing and put on one of our teardrop mountings or rustic mountings.

The first will require the services of a tiler or builder while the last two you could do on your own with a couple of friends bribed with beer and the promice of a dam fine pizza party.

  • Wooden Rustic Stand

Oven stands 2

The rustic wooden stand comes in three versions:

  1. Self assembly for those where access is tight
  2. Pre-assembled with base mounted for those with good access
  3. Fully mounted & ready to go for those with convenient access.

By far the most popular is option 2 this method allows you to quite easily lift each part into the garden with a couple of burley mates bribed with the promise of beer and a fab pizza party.

Get In Touch

If you would like to speak to someone about one of our ovens please call us on 01905 621636 and we will call you straight back or get your free guide on wood fired ovens here.

What our customers say

Neil Whittingham

Worth every penny, from initial advice, quoting, ordering, and delivery the team from Bushman where on hand every step of the way. Highly recommended, the oven came in a kit form very well packed and the build was so easy with the excellent video supplied on a rechargeable tablet. Every little detail was well thought…

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Raniero Stasio

I bought an oven from Jay in 2008 and 12 years later he helped me fix it not asking for a penny and giving me very good tips on how to fix it effectively. I could not have got the same advice from anyone else. His customer care is fantastic and beyond what I would…

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Stuart Ramshaw

Excellent discovery consultation with Jay. His knowledge and expertise is outstanding. We travelled far to meet with him and it was definitely worthwhile, he gave us so much more than we anticipated. Really looking forward to continuing. Thanks, Jay!

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