Electric Kiln Workshop: August 2018

Pottery kilns never seem very scary, until you’re staring down the face of one in your home studio. Many “what if” and “how do I” coupled with “oh no!!” moments can happen with our first electric pottery kilns.

Stone Leaf is here for you! We’re back this June 24 with our half day Electric Kiln Workshop, a class to help all potters learn how to fire an electric pottery kiln. We’ll answer the basics and more detailed questions so you leave Stone Leaf more prepared.

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Layering with Amaco Potter’s Choice Glazes

If you’ve spent much time reading our blog or shopping in the store, you know everyone around here is a huge fan of the Amaco Cone 5/6 Potter’s Choice Glazes. Amaco has some fabulous resources for working with these mid fire glazes, and we want to share them with you. Continue reading

Basic Kiln Repairs

Buying your first kiln means considering the long term repairs needed for your kiln to run properly. Every kiln – regardless of brand – has a few consumable parts that need to be replaced regularly for your kiln to run in tip top shape. Shown below are a series of videos showing the basics: replacing a thermocouple, a relay, elements, and bricks.  Continue reading

Electric Kiln Workshop: June 2018

Pottery kilns never seem very scary, until you’re staring down the face of one in your home studio. Many “what if” and “how do I” coupled with “oh no!!” moments can happen with our first electric pottery kilns.

Stone Leaf is here for you! We’re back this June 24 with our half day Electric Kiln Workshop, a class to help all potters learn how to fire an electric pottery kiln. We’ll answer the basics and more detailed questions so you leave Stone Leaf more prepared.

Continue reading