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cracked slit in a kiln shelf/ coward's way out

updated mon 21 oct 02


Lily Krakowski on sun 20 oct 02

I am a coward, and unashamed of it. That is why I got to be my above
average age!

I would ask the clay experts what saw to use--but a local brick yard or
Lowe's may help, and cut the silly thing in two. I then would use the two
halves as independent shelves. A partial shelf is a great help at times;
both for firing stuff of all sorts of heights, to sacrificing it for glaze

barbara arner writes:

> I have a broken kiln shelf - well it's more of a crack about two inches from the edge. i just realized this after my firing and i dont know when it occurred - my quesiton is, can i still use it or will it spilt and shatter in my electric kiln? i went on the safe side and didnt use it but has anyone before? it is a rather large one i'd like to have for the next firing and i'm running out of time. any idea? thanks for answering this quick question.
> -barbara
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