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Having a Home Kiln- Things to consider beforehand

20th July 2021 | Hobbyist

Investing in a home-kiln is exciting. However, this decision should be considered carefully, with thought and planning. Our trained team of technicians can help with any questions or queries you may have. But before you decide on a kiln, there are a few things to consider.   Access  Before anything...
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Meet our new Operations Manager, Jeremy

15th July 2021 | Kilns & Furnaces Updates

Kilns & Furnaces are excited to welcome our new Operations Manager Jeremy Cross. With over 35 years of industry experience, he has great ambitions for growing the brand internationally.   We asked Jeremy a few questions about his experience, knowledge, and future plans for Kilns & Furnaces.   What...
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Case Study: London Northwestern Railway

30th June 2021 | Case Study

Our latest project was all about preserving British history. Kilns & Furnaces provided a furnace to make parts for 3 locomotives. Sherwood Forester, Britannia, and Braunton. The furnace heated the white metals used to create wheel bearings. These wheel bearings now sit on 3 old steam locomotives.   The...
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Artist Series- John Fenn from Liverpool Bay Hotshop

3rd June 2021 | Artist Series

International artists select Kilns & Furnaces to provide them with quality equipment for their studios. In this artist series, we’ll be sharing profiles of some of our artists, so that you can see how they use our kilns to create unique work. John Fenn set up Liverpool Bay Hotshop in 2020. He...
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Stay Home and Keep Creating

11th May 2021 | Hobbyist

Many hobbyist potters have enjoyed the extra time to be creative over the past 12 months. Using the opportunities the past year has presented to spend more time doing what they love at home. The Great Pottery Throwdown has also catapulted the popularity of the hobby, showing just how accessible it is....
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Case Study: Influx NHS Project

20th April 2021 | Case Study

In April 2020, the UK was experiencing the effects of the first peak of the coronavirus pandemic. Many manufacturers and businesses pulled together and began to produce life-saving equipment for the NHS. The sharp increase in hospital admissions caused a strain on the NHS and they quickly hit capacity....
Servicing your kiln

Servicing Your Kiln

23rd March 2021 | Servicing Kilns

Buying a kiln is a worthy investment whether you’re a hobbyist or producing work on an industrial level. However, once you’ve purchased your kiln, usage over time will naturally degrade the efficiency of your machine as the components are subject to wear. Taking care of your kiln is essential to...
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Artist Series: Ana Bridgewater

9th March 2021 | Artist Series

Artists from around the world choose Kilns & Furnaces to provide them with equipment for their studio. In this series, we’ll be sharing the profiles of some of our artists so you can see how they use our kilns to help create their work. Ana Bridgewater is the Director of Abalon UK. She specialises...