Kilncasting

Design Hope Donation


This is a firing of five hand pressings, using the lost wax method. The molds were made on Friday February 19th, and were 60% Silica, 40% Plaster.

They were fired in Kiln #2 at 23:10 on the following program:

1. 1:00 – 100 degrees
2. 12:00 @ 100
3. 13:00 – 150
4. 18:00 – 600
5. 18:01 – 855
6. 25:00 @ 855
7. 25:01 – 515
8. 32:00 @ 515
9. 47:00 – 375
10. 57:00 – 50

The vent was pulled @ 779 degrees, step 5, 10:45pm Feb 20 (sat). As it was coming down, it was vented 1/2″ at 63 degrees. The kiln was opened @ 31 degrees on Wednesday, February 24th at 12:25.

edit: April 12… These pieces are up for auction in support of Design Hope Toronto‘s fundraiser for Edmond Place in Parkdale this friday, April 16th.


All the pictures of this kiln are here:

Design Hope Kiln

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