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fw: re: question: preheat burner?

updated sat 24 feb 07


JoAnne Willemsen on thu 22 feb 07

I'm resending this message as only part of it made it through the firs=
t time! Jo=0D=0A=0D=0A----- Original Message ----- =0D=0AFrom: JoAnne=
Willemsen =0D=0ATo: ClayartV.CERAMICS.ORG> =0D=0ASent: Thursday, February 22, 2007 12:36 PM=0D=0A=
Subject: Re: Re: Question: Preheat burner?=0D=0A=0D=0A=0D=0ATo Lee Lov=
e,=0D=0A=0D=0AI spend about six hours preheating my wood fire kiln the=
night before to about 700F, using wood in a "preheating chamber" buil=
t expressly for that purpose. I close it up and then head for bed. B=
y morning the temperature has dropped to around 500F, all ready to sta=
rt climbing. I live in North Iowa (in the middle of nowhere) so my ki=
ln has seen all kinds of nasty weather but ALWAYS preheats about the s=
ame, regardless of wind, rain or snow.=0D=0AHope this helps...=0D=0A=
=0D=0AJo Anne Willemsen=0D=0AOld Oaks Pottery=0D=0A=0D=0A=0D=0A =