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Re: Kiln Shopping...advice?


From: Judy Nagel (jdnag_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Nov 27 2001 - 16:02:59 PST

FYI Whichever model you chose, please contact me for special pricing. Judy
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Subject: Kiln Shopping...advice?

> If you could get a new electric kiln, which model would you get and why?
> Have any of you purchased kilns in the past few years ? I'd love
> recommendations based on your experiences. I am not a ceramics expert, and
> generally do simple bisque and glaze firings.
> My wonderful principal (I say that honestly!) was in my room today and saw
> the sad state of my kiln. It has rust on the outside and the firebrick
> inside realllly needs repair. I told him that I was looking into getting
> fixed this year, and he told me to look into new kilns instead. I've been
> asked to look into replacing it, and to let him know the cost. I can't
> believe it -- I've never thought about getting a new kiln as they are
> I currently have a two section octagonal Skutt with a kiln sitter. I've
> the digital setups are great. Advice, please !!
> Amy R.
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