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kiln firing question


From: Meredith Steele (meredith_steele_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Oct 08 2003 - 09:18:41 PDT

Hi! I'm a painter and have a question about firing the kiln...

One of our new art teachers is firing the kiln "early" (the clay is still wet) with the lid OPEN (held up with a small block).

Isn't this toxic/unhealty/dangerous?

Thanks for any help!