Best Ceramic Kilns

Updated October 2019
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Creating ceramic works of art requires high temperatures and kilns play an essential role in making this happen. A kiln is essentially an insulated box with a controlled atmosphere and temperature. Clay materials are shaped, dried, and then fired in a kiln to mold everything together. It's an old technique but still used today due to its effective results. Modern technology has allowed ceramic hobbyist, jewelry makers, and others to pair this old practice with modern tools to speed up the process and help with consistency. Many kilns are heated with the support of a microwave, though the basic principles of insulation and atmosphere control remain the same. 

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