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Art of Firing by Nils Lou

Art of Firing

by Nils Lou

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0963806408, Paperback)

A new studio manual for the operation and maintenance of fuel-fired kilns. 90 pages of fact-filled information on the firing process-oxidation, reduction, fuel and efficiency. Questions are answered on burners, stalling, stacking and sources. Bonus: Includes complete plans for building the Minnesota Flat-top.

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