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Reminder: Our Electric kilns are only for firings of up to 1200c maximum.

CPS does not allow the single firing of raw glazed work

 

Bookings need to be made at least a week in advance.
Bring your work in on the day of packing as there is no storage in the kiln shed.
The short video shows ‘How to book a kiln’.

Kilns
for hire

Canberra Potters have ElectricGasSoda and Raku kilns for members to hire.
You must have the appropriate Canberra Potters kiln licence to hire a kiln.
A flat fee is now being charged for the hire of a kiln — except for Raku kilns.
Booking periods are generally 3 or 4 days for Electric4 days for Gas and Soda kilnwith 1 day needed for the Raku kiln.

Electric Kilns

To book any of the Electric Kilns click the button

TWO GAS KILNS

To book any of the Gas Kilns click the button

ONE SODA KILN

To book the Soda Kiln click the button

One Raku KILN

To book the Raku Kiln click the button

Kiln hire does not include access to Canberra Potters glazes. We are happy to provide the recipes for our glazes or you can elect to use the glazes and pay at the glaze and fire rate.

To hire a kiln you must have the appropriate Canberra Potters kiln licence.
PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST HAVE AN UP TO DATE MEMBER ORIENTATION TO BOOK A KILN. UPDATES ARE REQUIRED EVERY TWELVE MONTHS TO MAINTAIN CURRENCY.

Electric Kiln Knowledge Test

This course is required to demonstrate your knowledge of firing the electric kiln after completing your course at Canberra Potters. Once completed your test will be marked and you will be advised of the next step in procuring your full license to fire at Canberra Potters. If you renewing your kiln firing license please contact [email protected] to discuss the steps for this process.

Name
If you have just completed the CPS Electric Kiln Firing Course your group pack photos and your own firing log notes will be the evidence that you need to upload to answer this question.
Max. file size: 256 MB.

Loading the Canberra Potters Kiln

list all the steps required.
What strategy will you use to protect the kiln shelves from an unexpected glaze run in your firing.(Required)
Tick which items apply
Consider placement of props, use of wadding, preparation of cone packs etc.

Firing the Electric Kiln

What will you do if you come in to adjust your bungs and notice the Harco Controller alarm is flashing?(Required)
Tick the correct choice
Should the bungs be in or out at the commencement of firing?(Required)

Unloading the kiln

When will you paint the kiln shelves with kiln wash?(Required)
Kiln Firing Agreement(Required)