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Hi, I have recently been given an old Gare kiln,
model: 182267
serial number: 32388
It has been over 30 years since I fired a similar kiln and this one came without a manual, so I am in desperate need of some sort of instructions/manual.
This kiln is at my daughter's home in the US where I am visiting until the end of February (live in Sweden) and I am hoping to fire a number of pots for a show before I go back home...
Hope you can help me out on this!!
Best regards
Lena Lee

Dear Lena,

    Thank you for your recent question. I will be glad to help you. If you will kindly send me a photo of the front of your kiln, I will be glad to send you the instructions on how to fire it. I will look for your response and reply today so you receive it quickly.

Ms. Ti Phillips
Earth Stoke 'N Fire Pottery Studio and Artist Retreat


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Will answer any questions on hand building, wheel, glaze, firing. Speciality questions to include those in glaze calculation and development, firing techniques. Please do not send questions on identifying pottery. Although I would love to add this to my question topics, I have a retreat to run as well as the studio and volunteering on AllExperts, and therefore do not have the available time to research indentification and marks. Thank you for understanding.


Experience includes 30 years in pottery design and education. Have taught online and studio classes worldwide for the last 20 years. Own a pottery retreat specializing in firing techniques. Have 12 years solid experience in glaze calculation and formulation as well as problem solving in glaze chemistry. I am the first potter in the United States to have developed a complete package of pottery equipment blueprints for a studio. The blueprints include wheels, kilns, studio furniture, wedgeboards, raku kilns, slab rollers, ball mills and studio tools.

Alliance of Pottery Artists Worldwide Association

Ceramic Industry - PPP Wyndstryder Press - Pottery Journal

University of Sciences and Art's of Oklahoma, studied under Professor Jaymes Dudding.

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Potter of the year with APAWA, various awards for showmanship and design.

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