03DSFF - Cone 03 Fast Fire
04DSDH - Cone 04 Drop-and-Hold
BQ1000 - Plainsman Electric Bisque Firing Schedule
C04PLTP - Plainsman Typical Cone 04

C6DHSC - Plainsman Cone 6 Slow Cool (Reactive glazes)
C6MSGL1 - Mastering Glazes Cone 6
C6PLST - Plainsman Cone 6 Electric Standard
FSCG1 - Shimbo Crystal Schedule 1
FSCGB1 - Bory 1 Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
FSCGCL - Celestite
FSCGWM - Wollast-O-Matte Fara Shimbo Crystalline Glaze
FSCRGL - GC106 Base for Crystalline Glazes
FSHP1 - Shimbo Crystal Holding Pattern 1
FSHP2 - Shimbo Crystal Holding Pattern 2
FSHP3 - Shimbo Crystal Holding Pattern 3
FSNM5 - Fa's Number Five
PLC6CR - Cone 6 Crystal Glaze Plainsman
PLC6DS - Cone 6 Drop-and-Soak Firing Schedule

C10RPL Firing Schedule

Plainsman Cone 10R Firing

Every gas kiln is different so this schedule may not work for you. Our kiln can rise while reducing so we do not do a separate body and glaze reduction with an oxidation climb between. We soak for half an hour in oxidation at the end.

Step °C °F Hold Time
1 10°C/hr to 120C  18°F/hr to 248F  0 12:23 Heat up overnight on pilots
2 50°C/hr to 550C  90°F/hr to 1022F  0 20:59  
3 100°C/hr to 980C  180°F/hr to 1796F  0 25:17  
4 50°C/hr to 1300C  90°F/hr to 2372F  0 31:41 Start light reduction beginning of this step
5 0°C/hr to 1300C  0°F/hr to 2372F  30min 31:41 Oxidation this step, but with no temperature rise
6 Freefall°C/hr to 30C  0°F/hr to 86F    31:41  
Start temperature assumed: 25°C or 75°F

Related Information


Recipes GR10-A - Pure Ravenscrag Slip
Ravenscrag all by itself makes a great cone 10 reduction semi-gloss glaze. It also has great working properties.
Recipes GA10-D - Alberta Slip Black Cone 10R
You can make a black glaze at cone 10R using only 1% black stain in a 100% calcine:raw mix of Alberta Slip
Recipes GR10-B - Ravenscrag Cone 10R Gloss Base
Cone 10 Reduction glaze made using 90% Ravenscrag Slip.
Recipes G1947U - Cone 10 Glossy Transparent Base Glaze
Reliable widely used base glaze for cone 10 porcelains and whitewares. The original recipe was developed from a glaze used for porcelain insulators.
Recipes G2571A - Cone 10 Silky Dolomite Matte Base Glaze
A cone 10R dolomite matte having a pleasant silky surface, it does not cutlery mark, stain or craze on common bodies
Recipes GA10-B - Alberta Slip Tenmoku Cone 10R
You can make a tenmoku from Alberta Slip by adding only 2% iron oxide and 5% calcium carbonate
Recipes L3341B - Alberta Slip Iron Crystal Cone 10R
By adding a little iron to 100% Alberta Slip you can make an iron crystal glaze.
Firing Schedules Plainsman Electric Bisque Firing Schedule
Three-step to 1832F
Typecodes Reduction Firing

By Tony Hansen

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