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Kiln #4 in service 1979 to 1997
This downdraft sprung-arch LP gas-fired kiln had four burners and an exit flue in the middle of the floor that tunnels under the floor. The eleven inch thick wall construction is a sandwich of super-duty hard brick interior, insulating firebrick on edge middle, hard-brick exterior. The super-duty hard-arch brick interior is covered with castable refractory insulation and poured vermiculite.

Owner-designed and built with foundation by Tom Renshaw, steel design and welding by Peter Bumpus.

41˚31'13.19"North 70˚40'7.04"West
Juniper Point, Woods Hole MA


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