Kiln Firing Service

Community Kiln Firing Service for Potters

We are pleased to offer a community kiln firing service for potters in the area!


  • Call 778-941-0300 or email today to book a drop-off time. All dropped off pieces must have been previously booked. (New Policy November 2023

Full Kiln Rental:

  • Must be reserved at least 1 week in advance.
Skutt KM 1027 (7 cubic feet) - $80 
  • Chamber Capacity: Approximately 23 in. x 23 in. opening and 27 in. high (7 cubic feet).
Skutt 1227 (10 cubic feet) - $100 
  • Chamber Capacity: Approximately 28 in. x 28 in. opening and 27 in. high (9.9 cubic feet).

Cutaway of Skutt 1227:

Pay per Piece:

  • Must call or email to arrange drop off time
  • $10 minimum charge.
  • Prices vary depending on the space your items take up, estimated around $2-3 per standard size piece. Taller than 6" and wider than 14" pieces will cost more. 

Important Instructions:

  • Clean glaze from bottoms before bringing glaze work to fire.
  • First-time drop-offs, please read this page carefully.

Firing Schedules:

  • Bisque to cone 06, glaze to cone 5 with a 30-minute hold (produces a cone 6).
  • Custom firing schedule available for full kiln rentals with prior notice.


  • The Clay Warehouse is not responsible for pieces damaged due to reasons noted in this disclaimer.
  • The owner of each piece fired is responsible for kiln or shelf damage caused by defects in their work.
  • Ensure pieces are 100% dry on the drop-off day, expecting them to be fired same day. Items not 100% dry will explode and damage other artists work. 
  • Items held for a maximum of 14 days; items left longer are subject to disposal.
  • Firing defects may occur due to poor construction, dampness, air bubbles, over or under-glazing, etc.
  • Experienced potters and technicians at The Clay Warehouse perform firings in quality-tested kilns.


By dropping pieces, you agree to the terms and disclaimer; The Clay Warehouse is not liable for any losses.

Pick-up Information:

  • Item pick-up during regular business hours only.
  • Unclaimed items after 14 days may be disposed of due to limited studio space.

Occasionally, we may not accept outside pieces; it's advisable to always call ahead to ensure availability. If you have not called ahead and we do not have space for you, we will have to send you away with a new drop-off date. 

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