Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have a lecture from Daniel Lafferty on building wood kilns based on Islamic architecture. His kilns use the squinch arch, which allows him to improvise kiln characteristics to meet the specific needs of the user. In his talk he discusses building without form work, the pros and cons of burying the majority of the kiln underground, and building with diatomaceous earth bricks. To find out more about Daniel visit www.daniellafferty.bigcartel.com. The lecture was given at the Cultural Confluence Wood Fire Symposium, held in Helena, MT in October 2018. There is a great compendium of kilns information about Daniel’s kilns on the Side Stoke website.

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