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kiln stilts - soaps

updated mon 18 apr 05


Vince Pitelka on sun 17 apr 05

> Smile..... Soaps are the name for a rectangular hard brick....I don't
> think
> Dove makes them ;)

This is trivia, but useful trivia. Assuming that we are talking about the
standard 4.5x2.5x9" hardbrick series, soaps are like a standard brick cut
down the center, giving pieces 2.25x2.5x9". Soaps are very useful as tall
kiln posts in salt, soda, and wood firing. Splits, on the other hand, are
like a brick cut the other way, giving a thin piece 1.25x4.5x9".
- Vince

Vince Pitelka
Appalachian Center for Craft, Tennessee Technological University
Smithville TN 37166, 615/597-6801 x111,