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Partial Kiln Rental

$10.00$50.00

Firings available: 

  1. Bisque Firing: Cone 06, slow speed, zero pre-heat, zero hold
  2. Glaze Firing: Cone 6, medium speed, zero pre-heat, zero hold
  3. Third Firing: Cone 018, medium speed, zero pre-heat, zero hold

Cost

⅓ Kiln Rental ⅔ Kiln Rental 
Bisque Firing $20 $35
Glaze Firing $25 $50
Third Firing $10 $20

 

Firing Schedules + Timelines 

We fire when our kiln fills. In most cases, there is a three week gap between firings, but this cannot be guaranteed. We will give you a rough estimated date of when you can expect your items to be done when we weigh and charge you for your pieces.

 

Kiln Information 

All firings will take place in our studio’s electric 1027 Skutt Kiln. 

 

Drop Off and Pick Up 

All items to be fired can be dropped off at the Garage Clay driveway shelf (please text or email prior to) or at the front desk of our shop during our retail hours. We will text you when your items have been fired + are ready for pick up at Garage Clay driveway or our shop’s front desk.

 

*Please read through + agree to the kiln usage agreement below before purchasing.*

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Partial Kiln Rental

Description

Before we are able to fire your pieces, please read through the following kiln rental agreement carefully. By purchasing, you agree to the following. 

The “Sh!t Happens” Statement of Liability: 

We will treat your pieces with the care we use when handling our own pottery; however, there is always a chance a piece will break, crack, or explode during the firing process. Garage Clay assumes no responsibility for any of the above-mentioned firing or building issues that may occur, and you are still responsible for payment in full for firing services. 

Garage Clay has the right to refuse any work based on construction or glaze concerns. 

 

Garage Clay Kiln User Agreement + Responsibilities (please read thoroughly)

When firing in the Garage Clay Kiln, you agree to the following: 

  • Only pieces with Garage Clay purchased clay and glazes will have access to the GC kiln. All clay and glazes must be created using mid-fire temp products. 
  • You are responsible for wiping the bottom and foot area of all glazes. 
  • All pieces must be 100% dry and fire ready when dropped off at the Garage Clay shop. 
  • Your items walls must be less than ½  inch in thickness unless approved by Claire or Elise. 
  • All items to be fired must have a legible name, usually on the bottom, that will be visible after glaze firing.
  • Pieces must not have been fired previously at other facilities (we will not be able to glaze fire or third fire items that were previously fired using another facility’s kiln)
  • Glaze cannot be too thick or flaking off 
  • In the unfortunate event that your pottery piece damages our kiln shelves (resulting from glaze drips or runs or piece explosions) we ask that you replace our equipment:  

Cost, if a piece melts to a shelf and requires maintenance: $10

Cost for replacement of an extensively damaged half shelf: $35

Additional information

Partial Kiln Rental

1/3 Bisque Firing, 2/3 Bisque Firing, 1/3 Glaze Firing, 2/3 Glaze Firing, 1/3 Third Firing, 2/3 Third Firing

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