Kiln Furniture Caster

Fabricate ceramic kiln furniture used to support glazed ware during firing.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Kiln Furniture Casters do?

Fabricates ceramic kiln furniture used to support glazed ware during firing: Weighs domestic clay and grog according to formula. Dumps materials into mixing machine, adds water, and allows machine to run for specified time. Drains grog from container into molds. Removes furniture from mold when dry, finishes furniture with knife and sponge, and places furniture in kiln for firing at specified temperatures. Removes fired pieces from kiln to storage, using handtruck. May cut setters from extruded clay sheets, using specified shape cutters.

Should I be a Kiln Furniture Caster?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

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