Date of Graduation
College of Creative Arts
The electric kiln in the studio of the ceramic artist is one of many important and significant pieces of equipment. It is the goal of this paper to provide a guide to anyone who needs to repair, rebuild, or build from scratch an entire kiln. These step-by-step instructions for building a kiln from bought materials will provide the information necessary to fix minor and major kiln rebuilding projects.;This manual/guide is the result of researching kilns, both in terms of doing extensive reading on the subject and gaining real experience. Found in the way of rebuilding/rebricking heavily abused kilns, rewiring, and setting up kilns for the first time with the hard wiring from the electrical entrance to the receptacle. Doing this hands-on research allowed me to find out how the kiln works, how it's assembled and to learn what procedures it's designed to execute.
Buchanan, David, "Building a bisque kiln" (1999). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 1887.