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Saturday, July 3, 2010
Fiber Raku Kiln
New Raku Kiln
Expanded Metal and 2 " ceramic fiber
Recycled electric kiln section. Holes cut with shears and sheet rock saw - easy.
Connected with bots and washers
Top and bottom u channel was eventually replaced with aluminum.
Copper tubing re-enforces cover and allows a damper, drying pots and future chimney.
fastened section to floor for ease in moving (Heavy though)
Ceramic buttons cut with a tin can and fastened with kiln wire to expanded metal.
Cover is lifted with a pully system by assistant.
2" ceramic fiber rated at over cone 10..
Finished kiln. Had its maiden Raku firing at Bridgewater State College in April 10.
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