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  1. Hi Sorce, I will copy my comments here and I must say I am crossing my fingers and hoping for the best. You did an amazingly good job cutting and fitting those bricks, very nice. As the flue area is essentially the same, you shouldn't get restrictions there. But I do have one concern. The shelf is not a solid 1/2" to 5/8" kiln shelf, it is hollow with air holes. This might act as a bit of an insulator between the kiln area and the flue. The kiln works without a chimney because the flue wall gets red hot heating the flue gases and helping the draft suction. If the your kiln stalls (a
  2. Hello Mehmet, I recently posted that I had a downdraft kiln conversion that worked very well and it is not too expensive. Below is the link. If possible, you'd need to find an old electric kiln, even an old oval one. Cheers, Boris http://www.sebastianmarkblog.com/2018/07/gas-kiln-conversion-downdraft.html
  3. A year ago I posted an obscure blog article of two very simple gas downdraft conversions that have worked incredibly well. I have had some very nice thank-yous and I thought I'd make it available to a wider audience. It is an evolution thanks to many other people and is an inexpensive build process accessible to most. The kilns are easy to fire and get excellent reduction. Here is a link: http://www.sebastianmarkblog.com/2018/07/gas-kiln-conversion-downdraft.html Cheers, Boris
  4. Here is a very successful conversion process and details. http://www.sebastianmarkblog.com/2018/07/gas-kiln-conversion-downdraft.html
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