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a pot volume chart we use for custom firing

updated fri 3 dec 10


Michael Wendt on thu 2 dec 10

I have posted a pot firing chart we use for firing on this
It is simply the cylindrical volume of the piece at its
widest and tallest rounded
up to the next whole value since that is the only way you
could fire most
We charge $0.01/ cubic inch for bisque
and $0.04/cubic inch for glaze.
The fuel to fire our 12 cubic foot updrafts to cone 10
is $22/ load so there is a balance between what we would
make firing our own work and firing the work of others.
They pay roughly 1/4 the cost of the pot volume they
displace with their work.
Michael Wendt