Kiln firing service

The kiln at Fired Up Ceramics studioWe’re pleased to announce that we’re now offering a kiln firing service to members of the public who create their own clay/ceramic items.

Bisque (per fire)

  • Full kiln £25.00
  • Half kiln £15.00
  • Third kiln £10.00

Glaze firing (per fire)

  • Full kiln £30.00
  • Half kiln £17.50
  • Third kiln £12.00

Glaze – if you require us to glaze your items prior to firing, we can provide this service at an additional cost. This will be the same price as the firing charges (e.g. for a full kiln it will cost £30 to glaze and £30 for firing). Please discuss your requirements with us.

Stoneware firing (different price due to needing a higher temperature and for longer)

  • Full kiln £35.00 – we don’t fire our own stoneware therefore the charge will be for a full kiln

Kiln firing chamber dimensions

  • Width – 457mm
  • Depth – 495mm
  • Height – 686mm

Further information

For more information or to discuss your requirements, please give us a call on 01454 312606. If you have any queries regarding the firing of individual items, please ask to speak with Emma or Ali.

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Eliza says:

According to Wikipedia – a kiln is a thermally insulated chamber, a type of oven, that produces temperatures sufficient to complete some process, such as hardening, drying, or chemical changes. Kilns have been in use for hundreds of years to turn objects made from clay into pottery, tiles, and bricks. Kilns are a vital part of the production of all ceramics. Pottery pieces require high temperatures so chemical and physical reactions will occur to permanently alter the unfired body. In the case of pottery, clay materials are shaped, dried and then fired in a kiln. The final characteristics are determined by the composition and preparation of the clay body and the temperature at which it is fired. As a beginner in pottery, there is no better feeling than owning your ceramic kiln. But some major considerations should not be overlooked when purchasing your kiln. You will need guidance so you won’t get the wrong kiln. A lot of potters have purchased a glass kiln instead of a ceramic kiln. Although they can be used interchangeably, I will still advise you to get the right kiln.
Learn about kiln vs pottery kiln

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