Archive for October 2nd, 2013

Foue Ways Your Pottery Kiln Can Be Your Best Friend

Pottery wheels

Quick! What is the first image that comes to your head when you see the word “pottery”? If my telekinesis has not failed me, you thought of Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze in the movie Ghost, right? Me too.

Though a pottery wheel might be the most famous tool in all of ceramics thanks to that one very memorable scene, a pottery kiln might be even more important. When it comes to ceramics and pottery supplies, a kiln is paramount because it is the chamber where the clay get heated before cooling, hardening and finally solidify into its finished form. When looking for a new pottery kiln to complete your home ceramics studio, here are five quick facts in to keep in mind.

1. What are ceramics, exactly?

A ceramic, by definition, is an i

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