The place to be for anyone working with ceramics

The Shadbolt Centre for the Arts is the place to be for anyone working with ceramics. You'll have access to our the extensive kiln facilities, including electric, gas, raku, sawdust, soda and wood kilns.

Book a kiln

Kiln sizes and costs

Kiln
Size
Cost
Electric 0.59 cu. ft. glaze Call for details
Electric 6.5 cu. ft. bisque $71.11 per firing
Electric 10 cu. ft. bisque $73.58 per firing
Electric 6.5 cu. ft. glaze to cone 6 $85.77 per firing
Electric 10 cu. ft. glaze to cone 6 $88.30 per firing
Electric 6.5 cu. ft. cone 9 $103.79 per firing
Raku   $264.21 for 3 hours and $52.06 every additional hour after that.
Blaauw 29 cu. ft. Call for details
Sawdust   $80.04 per firing
Soda 35 cu. ft. Call for details
Wood 53 cu. ft. Call for details
Top Hat   Call for details

The following additional costs may apply to kiln rentals, depending on the firing type.

  • Technical supervision/support: $45.75 per hour
  • Insurance charges (electric/gas only): $1.65 per hour - when you're not participating in the loading or firing
  • Damage Deposit: $500.00
  • GST: 5%

Note: For renting all other kilns, where you're participating in the loading and firing, including raku, sawdust, soda and wood kilns, you'll need private insurance.

Have questions?

Call Jay MacLennan, our ceramic technician, at 604-205-3042 or email [email protected].

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