How it works
Connecting potters with local kiln owners (FAQs)
Rent Kiln Space
Hire local kiln space to fire your work.
Info for Potters
SEARCH THE MAP
Search our interactive directory map for FREE to find kiln listings in your area. Use the controls to zoom in and out.
VIEW KILNS NEAR YOU
Click a flame icon near you and follow the link to find more information about the kiln, the owner and their firing rules etc.
CONTACT KILN OWNERS
Use the contact form (found on each kiln listing page) to send a message directly to the kiln owner. Try to include information about what you want to fire, type of firing, clay/glaze type and your timescale. It’s up to the owner if they reply to your message.
FIRE YOUR WORK!
After agreeing a price and firing rules with a kiln owner, it’s time to get your work dropped off at the kiln’s location and get it fired. It’s common kiln owners will run a test fire before firing up your work or may require a damage deposit.
It’s FREE to search for kiln space to rent
List Your Kiln
Start earning extra income.
Info for Kiln Owners
CREATE YOUR LISTING
Listing your kiln in our directory is FREE, quick and easy. Fill out our sign up form with information about you, your kiln and your ZIP / postcode location. You can list your kiln anywhere in the world! There are so many positive reasons to join.
SET YOUR FIRING RULES
If you have any firing rules such as only using certain clay/glaze types, you can mention these when you join. You don’t need to disclose your rental prices. To view a live listing, search the map and have a look around!
RESPOND TO MESSAGES
Local potters who are interested in renting space in your kiln will contact you. In your own time, you can discuss everything in more detail including what they want to fire, agreeing on a price, damage deposits, firing schedules and payment terms. Read our advice for help with setting rental pricing.
EARN EXTRA INCOME
After agreeing everything with a local potter, it’s time to fire their work. It’s up to you to disclose your full address when you’re happy. You don’t have to fire a potter’s work just because they sent you a message FAQs
It’s FREE to list your kiln equipment