KILN RENTALS

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Black Hound Clay Studio currently has four kilns:

CARRIE (SKUTT KM-1027) 

  • computerized programmable kiln

  • size: approximately 27" deep and about 23" wide.

  • The kiln is divided into three rings, each 9" high and 23" wide. We charge by the full kiln, half kiln or by the ring (one third kiln)

CORIN (SKUTT KM-1027)

  • computerized programmable kiln

  • size: approximately 27" deep and about 23" wide.

  • The kiln is divided into three rings, each 9" high and 23" wide. We charge by the full kiln, half kiln or by the ring (one third kiln)

JANET (L&L E23T) 

  • computerized programmable kiln

  • size: approximately 27" deep and about 23" wide.

  • The kiln is divided into three rings, each 9" high and 23" wide. We charge by the full kiln, half kiln or by the ring (one third kiln)

OLYMPIA (TEST KILN): $10 per firing

  • manual kiln with dial and kiln sitter

  • size: 10" diameter, 10" height

  • for glaze, overglaze and luster firing. Not appropriate for bisque firing.

TEMPERATURE: We fire up to Cone 6. The rental price is the same no matter what temperature you are firing to.

HOW TO RENT THE KILN

please email Bethany at blackhoundclay@gmail.com for further details including availability and scheduling. 


FIRING RATES:

GENERAL PUBLIC RATE:

$75 per kiln

$37.50 per half kiln

$25 per ring

This rate applies to  individuals who have made work outside of Black Hound Clay Studio and need to rent firing space. This price includes unboxing of work, loading, firing and repacking of work. Those renting kilns must provide documentation of the clay and glazes used and their appropriate firing temperatures. Black Hound Clay Studio is not responsible for breakage of work, however every effort will be made to load and unload all items carefully. If clay or glazes cause damage to our kilns, renters may be assessed an additional fee to replace shelves or equipment. 

Delivery and pick of work within the Philadelphia Metro area is available. 

OPEN STUDIO RATE:

$75 per kiln

$37.50 per half kiln

$25 per ring

This rate applies to students who are buying open studio time a la carte. Please note that if students enrolled in a class utilize an open studio, the work they make still falls under the Class Rate.

MEMBER RATE:

$30 per full kiln

$15 per half kiln

$10 per ring

Members must sign up for the kiln on white board calendar. Most members use the entire kiln for themselves or split the space with another member. Members must do a kiln orientation prior to firing the kiln.

CLASS RATE:

all firings are included in class tuition for work made while enrolled in a class at Black Hound.