Pat Everson on fri 3 oct 97
I am in a kiln building class at NKU (Northern Kentucky University) and we
are building a Phoenix Fast Fire Wood Buring Kiln. Anyone have any words of
wisdom, experience, or advice?
We have a slab poured, though not completely level, and we have laid a layer
of block. The outter row of blocks (the four walls), and those directly
under the chimney, were placed with the holes facing up and filled with
cement for strength. The other inner blocks were placed with a flat side
facing up. On top of the block we laid a thin bed of cement which we
leveled, and on top of that laid a floor of red brick. We will follow that
with another floor of red brick and then of firebrick. We anticipate
leveling throughout the project but appreciate any comments or ideas. I will
write more as we progress through this project if anyone is interested. Oh
yes, and TIA.
Just across the "Big Mac Bridge" from Cincinnati, Ohio.
Jean Silverman on sat 4 oct 97
At 10:36 AM 10/3/97 EDT, you wrote:
>I am in a kiln building class at NKU (Northern Kentucky University) and we
>are building a Phoenix Fast Fire Wood Buring Kiln. Anyone have any words of
>wisdom, experience, or advice?
When you come to fire that kiln, watch out! The time we fired it and soared
past cone 13 in 7 hrs. has gone into the book of Phoenix legends. *Fast*
doesn't begin to describe it. Have fun. Jean
Studio Potter Network
41 Neal Mill Road
Newmarket NH 03857