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Mar 1, 2019

Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have a lecture from Daniel Lafferty on building wood fired kilns based on Islamic architecture. He uses the squinch arch, which allows him to improvise kiln characteristics to meet the specific needs of the user. In his talk he discusses building without form work, the pros and cons of burying the majority of the kiln underground, and building with diatomaceous earth bricks. To find out more about Daniel visit The lecture was given at the Cultural Confluence Wood Fire Symposium, held in Helena, MT in October 2018.


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