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Just got a brand new L&L E23S & getting ready to do the first 'test' fire. The manual recommends having kiln furniture in the kiln for this firing - but also says there should not be anything else (clay) so that there's nothing off-gassing that could affect the elements before they develop their oxide coating. (My previous kiln was acquired used, so did not have to do the initial element 'conditioning'.) I was going to kiln-wash my shelves (also new) so that the wash is fired on during the test-fire, instead of waiting to do it during my first bisque fire - but after reading th
Hello! Ive been building a home studio and am at the stage where I would really like a kiln (thinking the Skate KM-1027) but feel out of my depth. The studio I currently fire at is wildly unpredictable and I frequently come out with things that are unsaleable or they dont make it out of the fire at all. Im in Los Angeles and would love a mentor of sorts who could help me with the process. Anyone in LA? thanks!
Hello, Introduction first. My name is Mara and I have my own Small metalwork studio and make jewelry with unusual things, including ancient beads. I had been In LOVE with the idea of ceramics and pottery since a child and now, for first time I decided that never is too late to start and bought my very first kiln, a firefly Paragon manual seemed less intimidating, and added to the purchase some clay and raku ready to start touching for first time the parcel of heaven that it means to me being able to create things with ceramics. Is so much beauty to create, so many things that can be done!!! SO