Raku Kiln Lid Part 1

Sadly the lid of the raku kiln I use is reaching the limit of being reparable, it’s really begining to crack, unwind and break up. As much as I enjoy reparing it with bits of kiln wire and cement, it really does need replacing urgently so I have decided to try to build my own. Thanks to James Otter of Potclays for his excellent technical advice. This is the first stage, laying out the spare kiln bricks I have accumulated and scoring a line marking the circumference of my kiln, its 23.5 inches in diameter or exactly 5 standard kiln … Continue reading Raku Kiln Lid Part 1