What Materials Are Fired in a Kiln?

Answer Although the exact date kilns were invented is unknown, in their most primitive form, they have been around for at least 10,000 years. Whereas the first kilns, created in the Neolithic period, rese... Read More »

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Simple Kiln Fired Clay Projects?

Simple clay projects involve hand-built designs and equipment found around the house. The most difficult part of making fired-clay projects involves locating a kiln to fire the item. Registering fo... Read More »

How to Use a Kiln Peephole?

The temperature in an electric or gas kiln is measured using a pyrometer, a device that indicates the temperature at any point during a firing. Not all types of kilns have a pyrometer; instead, the... Read More »

Homemade Kiln?

If you make pottery in small quantities as a hobby, there is no need to spend vast amounts of money on a commercial kiln. You can make a small, effective kiln with readily available and inexpensive... Read More »

How to Use a Kiln Sitter?

Most electric kilns now use kiln sitters to produce more accurate results than timing and witness cones. The kiln sitter uses a junior firing cone that matches the firing temperature of the clay. W... Read More »