Fume Firing

Here is a document containing a summary about fume firing.  Saggar firing, tin-foil saggars, pit firing, low-fire salt firing:  these are all terms for fume firing.  I have even done fume firing in an electric kiln. Lately, I have been mostly doing fume firing in tin-foil saggars in a gas kiln.




  1. […] materials are fired with the pieces, not placed in them after the firing as in raku.  Here is an article about these firings on Judy’s website.   Many happy firings were done in the kiln by the NMPCA and other […]

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