A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News:  Vote now for your favorite craft challenge entry!  THREE amazing Ticketmaster prizes up for grabs this month.  Who will get one?
Total Members: 301,669
Currently Running With Scissors:
518 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Small Kiln in Apartment?  (Read 843 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Hippie9
Offline Offline

Posts: 936
Joined: 15-Jan-2005

The Mythical and Magical Seahorse


View Profile WWW
« on: October 22, 2013 09:54:31 AM »

I just wondered if it's considered safe to use a small kiln (like a Paragon) in an apartment? Does anyone have experience with this?

I want to make jewellery so they will be small pieces. The paragon I've looked at (the blue one; firefly" is one possibility) runs on a regular household 120 volt current.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Kim

My blog/showcase of my crafts:  http://kimmadecrafts.blogspot.com/
pjr107
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2013 04:52:34 PM »

I've heard of people using small kilns in many locations, as well as bringing a small kiln to classes.  I would imagine that as long as the area is ventilated, firing in an apartment would be fine.  Best answer:  talk to the dealer/manufacture of the kiln and ask that specific question.  Maybe if you have a balcony and could fire outside, or maybe on the stove with the hood vent running..... and yes, I'm just throwing ideas out there.  I would really chat with the manufacture even if its just to email their customer service department.

Good luck!
-pj
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Hippie9
Offline Offline

Posts: 936
Joined: 15-Jan-2005

The Mythical and Magical Seahorse


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2013 01:15:26 PM »

Thank you so much for answering!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Kim

My blog/showcase of my crafts:  http://kimmadecrafts.blogspot.com/
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
ReShonda Tate Billingsley Reveals Her Previous Occupations
Suzy Welch Reveals Who She Admires Most
Mark Bittman Reveals His Greatest Achievement
Suzy Welch Offers Readers Some Words of Wisdom
Holly Black Interviews Cassandra Clare
Latest Blog Articles
Get Lost in a Book
Meatless Monday: Banana-Pineberry Bread
@Home This Weekend: Souvenir Tea Towel Pillow

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.