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little trains/little wood firers

updated fri 31 aug 01


LOWELL BAKER on thu 30 aug 01

I don't want to be too pushy here, BUT. I believe I can fire any
wood kiln that is larger than 12 cubic feet to any temperature you
want below cone 15. I have fired kilns that are less than 4 cubic
feet to above cone 10 with my burner (admittedly the firebox was
about the size of the stacking space in these very small kilns).

All you have to do is hook it to a sawdust burner and stand back.

I realize that there are a lot of you out there that still think sawdust
injection firing is not wood firing. I won't argue the point.

What I do know is that with a Kirby vacuum cleaner motor, some
PVC tubing, a piece of tail pipe and a roll of duct tape, combined
with a small amount of sawdust, you can boost the temperature of
your small wood kiln over the top. So there should never be a yard
ornament wood kiln.

W. Lowell Baker
The University of Alabama

Les Crimp on thu 30 aug 01

Lowell -


Les Crimp on that Island in the Pacific.