The Kiln Episode…and holiday gift guide!

For Flux Sake

Dec 14 2022 • 32 mins

On today’s episode of For Flux Sake our hosts celebrate the holiday season with their ceramic gift guide. They also answer three questions about kilns and firing, including differences in kiln types, practical tools for maintenance, and whether water or air is to blame for explosions during firing. If you have a ceramic chemistry problem you’d like help with, send us a voice memo with your question to To see the supplemental info, we talked about in this episode, visit the blog at

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