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Raku Kiln
       
     
Raku Kiln

Self-Interest Project

How do heat and thermal shock affect the properties of a Raku glaze? A reflective experiment.

I built this kiln myself using the following:

Wire Fence, 20 ft 17 gauge High Temperature Wire, 100 ft 14 gauge Wire, 20 sq. ft. Ceramic Fiber Blanket, 9 Cinder Blocks, 4.5 gal. Propane Tank, Weed Burner, Ceramic Kiln Shelf, 3 Ceramic Pillars, Dust Masks, Sunglasses/Glasses, Welding Gloves, Gardening Gloves Utility Knife, Tin Snips, Pliers

Photographs of fired ceramic to come.

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