Pottery Kiln Basics | For Beginners

The pottery kiln is one of the earliest inventions. Pottery shards have been found in the earliest gatherings of people. These days the pottery or ceramic kiln has brought the craft and art to thousands. People still use fire based kilns to produce work that is beautiful for the natural flaws that can create a beautiful finish. The modern kilns produce work that is more controlled and the art of the glaze and the potters hand is foremost. Six Ancient Kilns is the postwar description of ancient Japanese Pottery.

The Qianshu Kiln is over 350 years old and is one of China’s ancient “Dragon Kilns.” It’s located in Yixing, East China, and it dates back to the Ming dynasty. The kiln is made from soil and ceramic bricks……


Information on choosing a kiln


Tips for new kiln owners


Beginner intro to the Cone chart and Firing process (Very Basic)


Kiln Basics for the Beginner Potter


Buying your first Kiln (used or new)


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