About this Event
Class 4 : Bottles *** KILN CLASS*** IF YOU ARE NOT IN CLASS 1 YOU WILL BE DELETED***
Attendees Require Approval
___Plan extra time after class for test after class ____
**We will start in the Glassworks kiln area. Student will have have hands on kiln programing time. Then move to the wet classroom.
Slumped bottles will be ready for pickup on Monday after 6pm
***To be cleared for the kiln after the 4th class you MUST enroll in all 4 classes this weekend . ***If you have not registered for all 4 classes your entry will be rejected. This prevents delays in getting cleared to use the kiln, and keep things streamlined.
Please bring 1 standard size bottle with average thickness of the glass. Please do not bring one that has thick glass, No square bottles.
Included in this class :
Know your glass - Reminder
What is glass COE - bottle glass
Each student will prepare 1 bottle and 1 bottle mold to be fired in the kiln.
Basic description on how bottles are slumped in the kiln
What is devit, and ways to prevent it
using chalk in a kiln
info on firing enamel decals already on bottles. is your temp right?
Cleaning up the GlassWorks area
Practice kiln program time
Once you have passed all 4 class this weekend, past the manual and written test you will be cleared to use the Glassworks kilns for personal or Project classes.
To teach kiln class you must compete firings 3 fuse, 3 slump, 3 bottles 3 misc.
Attendees Require Approval.
Special Considerations and Warnings
closed toes shoes