Fuzzyman – are you just starting out fusing? The fusedglass.org website has a bunch of firing schedules, ask to be added to their facebook group too. Glass Campus also has a great FB group!
I have the Olympic square 189GFETLC – which can be opened from the top or clamshell. It’s 18x18x9. When I bought it I thought “I’ll never need a bigger kiln” – now on almost a daily basis I find myself wishing I had a bigger kiln! Not so much to fire a piece bigger than 18” – but to get more in at once! I load from the top and via the clams…[Read more]
I have a 5×7 piece (6mm) that I slumped into a fairly deep rectangular mold – it came out just “curved” versus down into the sloped shape. I slumped it again at a higher temperature, and it literally shrunk by 1/2” on all sides, and thickened up in the middle (it still didn’t take the form of the mold). Any ideas what happened?