Ceramics Downstairs Kiln
Gotta put something in the fire downstairs
General areas are open 22 hours a day (24 hours a day during the last three weeks of the semester).
Note: The Seminar Room / downstairs Kiln Room is locked at 7 p.m. nightly.
Holiday and break access hours are in accordance with the college wide holiday and break access policy.
TRED (Treadwell Hall)
Access given by manager/monitor. Access to students in program
About the Ceramics Downstairs Kiln
The ventilation system was recently upgraded, and new sink catchments were added, in line with the program's focus on safety and environmental concerns.
Specializing in These Materials
Tools and Equipment
- BLAAUW state of the art computerized gas kiln
- Modernized Raw Materials room complete with Nederman Collection System
- Bailey MXT125T Mixer/Pugger complete with extruder housing
- Kaiser sx7 air compressor with enclosed sandblaster
- 12 Brent EX (150 pound capacity) pottery wheels (4 Brent ex, 8 Lockerbie kick/electric)
- 5 Rennovated Alpine gas kilns: 11 total Alpine gas kilns
- 15 electric Skutt kilns of various sizes; computerized touch pads with Skutt "Kiln Link” cloud based monitoring system
- Spray booth complete with glaze spray guns, banding wheel and variable air pressure control
- Slip casting area complete with two 80 gallon slip casting tanks and approximately 100 plus pre-existing casting molds
- Soldner clay mixer
- Two Brent slab rollers
- North Star and Bailey Extruders
- Two portable self contained glaze rinsing stations (the Cink)