Dragon Kiln Firing

Firing at Night

Here’s a summary of what’s going to take place this week at the dragon kiln – before, during and after the firing. The actual firing will begin at 8:00am, 14th November (Friday) and will continue to the 16th (Sunday), ending at 9:00 3:30pm.

Smoking and Drying
12/11 (Wed), 9:00am-5:00pm
25 deg C – 150 deg C

13/11 (Thurs), 9:00am-5:00pm
25 deg C – 300 deg C

Firing to High Temperature
14/11 (Fri), 8:00am-8:00pm
25 deg C – 500 deg C

14/11 (Fri), 8:00pm to 15/11 (Sat), 8:00am
500 deg C – 850 deg C

Sustained High Temperature
15/11 (Sat), 8:00am – 8:00pm
850 deg C – 1100 deg C

15/11 (Sat), 8:00pm to 16/11 (Sun), 8:00am
1100 deg C – 1200 deg C

Firing at Stoke-holes

Stoke-hole 1
16/11 (Sun), 8:00am-11:00am 8:30am-10:30am
1200 deg C – 1250 deg C

Stoke-hole 2
16/11 (Sun),11:00am-2:00pm 10:30am-12:00pm
1200 deg C – 1250 deg C

Stoke-hole 3
16/11 (Sun), 2:00pm-5:00pm 12:00pm-2:30pm
1200 deg C – 1250 deg C

Stoke-hole 4
16/11 (Sun), 5:00pm-8:00pm 2:30pm-3:30pm
1200 deg C – 1250 deg C

Stoke-hole 5 (next to damper wall)
16/11 (Sun), 8:00pm-9:00pm
1200 deg C – 1250 deg C

After the firing there will be a cooling period before the kiln is opened.

Cooling Period
16/11 (Sun), 9:00pm to 22/11 (Sat)

Unpacking the Kiln
23/11 (Sun) at 10:00am

Come and join in the excitement of a traditional wood-firing and watch the dragon come alive again!

Location: 85, Lorong Tawas (off Jalan Bahar); Thow Kwang Industry Pte Ltd

Click here to see the dragon kiln firing invitation.

Posted by CLim

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  1. Tonight, Sat 15Nov2008 say 7pm, we have BBQ at the Dragon Kiln. It is also to render Todd and Elfie, our two young artists our support for another overnight wood firing…. all are welcome!

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