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Hi friendly pottery community! I am in the process of building a raku kiln from an oil drum, and I have been scouring various sources online and in books to try and answer some questions but have had no luck! I thought it might be easier to just ask. 1. What kind of burner should I buy? The raku burner kits from pottery suppliers seem prohibitively expensive, and I wondered if they are putting a big mark up on something which could be bought cheaper from a builders merchant or similar. However, as I am new to this and don't really know much about burners, I don't want to cut costs an
From the album: kilnsThis is my expanded kiln shed holding all 7 of my kilns and a soldier mixer on wheels. 3 various sized electric including the huge oval in the center, plus 4 various sized raku kilns that I use for obvara, saggar including soluble salts, raku and foil saggar. The pulley kiln is open with the chamber raised. This shed will provide shelter for firing in the winter as well as compliance with open burning during forest fire season. Very much relieved to have this .