Construction of the Gas-Fired Kiln (July, 2003)

Before construction of the gas-fired "car kiln". An exhaust hole is cut through the brick wall under the left window.

Day 1 of kiln construction by Donovan Palmquist of Master Kiln Builders.

Day 2 of kiln construction. Laying the soft (white) and hard bricks. 

Day 3 of kiln construction. Forming the arch and laying the tracks for the sliding car door.  

Day 4 of kiln construction. Making the car door.

The finished kiln built by Donovan (left) and Al (right).