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Ceramics: Downstairs Kiln

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Last updated on Sep 20, 2021

Monday-Friday 10am-6pm
Please contact the Studio Manager directly or email with any questions.

TRED (Treadwell Hall) Rm. 1
Oakland Campus

Current Students, Faculty, and Staff may access the Ceramics downstairs kiln room during open shop hours.

Recent Alumni and Faculty may request studio access through this CCA Alumni + Faculty Studio Access Form

About the Ceramics: Downstairs Kiln

The Treadwell Ceramic Arts Center downstairs kiln room boasts 7 electric kilns and also houses our hi-tech 125 cubic foot Blaauw kiln. This kiln is a computer controlled gas kiln that can accommodate ceramic works up to 4' x 4' x 4'.

This kiln room handles bisque and glaze firings for lower level classes, as well as for special projects.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Ceramic
  • Clay

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)