This book is a guide to build, repair and maintain and fire fuel kilns. A complete section on electric kiln repair is included. Mel has asked 32 American potters to write chapters on their expertise. They each have a byline. Dozens of cad drawings will assist in the planning and building of your own kiln are included.
The book has erased years of poor information about thermo- dynamics in modern ceramic production.
This is one day into construction of small flat top kiln. Blocks set into cement on a solid level earth base, stacked concrete blocks.
Base and kiln made of used brick. it is fired with two gas burners, a two foot stack. Four people that have never built a kiln. Just the plan from 21st century kilns.