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bisque firing safely

updated fri 12 may 06


mel jacobson on thu 11 may 06

yes, earl and craig.
dry slow.
and before you bisque fire your pots, place them
on top of the kiln and use the waste heat to pre/heat
your bone dry pots.
they never crack.
and, you have put to final use that heat from your kiln.
i never, never fire an electric kiln that does not have
a load of dry pots on top. (and that bisque kiln is 40 years
old...and the top has never cracked a bit. heavy pots on the rim
lite pots stacked in the middle...pyramid style.)

from: mel/