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jim burchett
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OOPS!

Postby jim burchett » Sat Oct 10, 2015 12:59 pm

Lord I hate it when I leave the bubble level in the kiln :oops: Hope it didnt ruin the kiln. Not to mention how mad my wife is going to be when she gets home a smells it #-o
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Re: OOPS!

Postby The Hobbyist » Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:50 pm

Thanks for posting. It's reassuring to learn I'm not the only one that has done this (more than once).

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Re: OOPS!

Postby jim burchett » Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:54 pm

Number 2 for Me
"No, you cant scare Me, I'm sticking to the UNION. I'm stickin to the UNION till the day I die" Woody Guthrie

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Re: OOPS!

Postby David Jenkins » Sat Oct 10, 2015 10:04 pm

Been there, done that. Didn't know I had done it. Saw a little pile of ash on the blank after fusing. Wiped it off, and thought no more about it until I started looking for the level, when I put two and two together.
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Re: OOPS!

Postby jim burchett » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:28 am

Smelled this one..pulled it out about 750...the interior of the kiln and the molds were Black with soot..fired it to 1450 and everything is fine little fuming on the glass but nothing major
"No, you cant scare Me, I'm sticking to the UNION. I'm stickin to the UNION till the day I die" Woody Guthrie

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Re: OOPS!

Postby Marty » Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:49 pm

Only once, but there was that cork-backed metal ruler. And a small brush...

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Re: OOPS!

Postby Judd » Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:18 pm

On occasion I have left things. I try to identify the objects by the ash remains.

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Re: OOPS!

Postby Buttercup » Tue Oct 13, 2015 5:30 pm

Years ago partner lit the wood heater in the studio and somehow failed to notice the kiln pyrometer sitting on top of it. That was a blessing in disguise as a Digitry controller materialized out of the ashes. Jen

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Re: OOPS!

Postby Peter McCarthy » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:18 pm

When I first read of someone leaving a level in the kiln I thought, "how could they be so negligent?" Fast forward several months... My wife calls up to me from the basement, "Do you have something weird in the kiln. It smells funny down here." I now have a check box in my firing schedule sheet saying "level is in its proper location."

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Re: OOPS!

Postby Rick Wilton » Tue Oct 20, 2015 4:02 pm

Been there, done that.

I even posted a picture here years ago, asking to guess what it was. It looked like a cool piece of bubble glass.

I caught it before it got too hot , it was destroyed but interesting.
Rick Wilton


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