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OPEN STUDIO HOURS
Tuesday | 10am – 2pm
Wednesday | 2pm – 5pm
Thursday | 2pm – 5pm
Friday | 10am – 2pm
Saturday | by appointment
Sunday | by appointment
FIRING SERVICES and KILN RENTAL
Firing Services re offered to non-members whom are interested in renting a kiln or by measuring pieces individually. We offer a number of sizes of kilns and can accommodate firings from cone 018 to cone 10.
Kiln Rental and Loading fee:
We have 4 different kiln sizes to fit any size load or budget. Prices are for a standard firing cycle. Loading fee is $25-$60 depending on the size of the kiln and how many pieces are being loaded.
- Kiln Medium: 23 W x 23 L x 27 H
$125 – up to cone 01/2152F
$160 – up to cone 8/2372F
- Kiln Large: 28 W x 28 L x 27 H
$155-up to cone 01/2152F
$190 – up to cone 5/2230F
- Kiln Sm: 13”W x 13 L x 14 H
$55.00- up to cone 01/2152F
$90.00- up to cone 9/2403F
Join our collective firing for 9 cents/cubic inch (which covers bisque and glaze firings) if you only have a few pieces to fire.
The prices indicated are for standard slow firing cycles. Any firings with special requirements such as ramp/ hold are subject to additional fees. Glaze firing greenware is prohibited. Pieces must have been bisque fired prior to glaze firing. BCi is not to be held responsible for a piece cracking, breaking, blistering, exploding or any other type of unsatisfactory result.
Please come back to the studio 1 week after dropping your piece to be fired, this is generally enough time to insure your piece has been fired and unloaded from the kiln. Rushed bisque or glaze firing ( 2-3 days turn around) is 0.15 cents / cubic inch.
Payment must be made at drop off and precise clay cone firing reference must be available.
To save your precious ceramic memorabilia when damaged bring them to us, we may be able to put them together again.
Artists have the opportunity to rent gallery space for studio visits, short-term projects, and events. Email us for rates and to get on our calendar!
Our expert and experienced associates are available to assist artists and clay enthusiasts with special projects, clay or glaze problems, ceramic supply information and procurement, Mold making, slip casting, firing, equipment etc. Call or email for order requests and fees at email@example.com
CERAMIC EQUIPMENT REPAIR
Our repair technicians have been repairing and maintaining used ceramic equipment for many years. We can special order Kiln Elements long discontinued by the makers of certain makes and models of kilns. Deposits are required for special order items. Rates for equipment repair are : $150.00 for the initial hour, $50 for each additional half hour within the 5 boroughs. Call or email your questions: 301 395 0143 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Our skilled mold makers will make almost any type of mold for casting with slip, press, jigger or jolly.
Ceramic decals can make production a great deal faster when the same design is required repeatedly. Save time using ceramic decals for certain designs. Most decals require a 3rd over glaze firing.
Ceramic and Sculpture Supplies.. Tools, brushes, limited supplies in Stock. Special Orders. etc. (available items will be listed on BCI ecommerce Shop section.
Glaze Mixing is offered to anyone needing a customized glaze formula mixed and tested.