Kiln Recommendations

The most important piece of equipment that you will purchase is your glass kiln. There are a lot of kilns to choose from, but we have some recommendations to make.

The kiln needs to be designed to fuse glass rather than ceramics.

My personal favorite is the Skutt GM1014 Studio Kiln. It is much bigger than the fireboxes and you will be able to experiment with some larger pieces or to fire several pieces at one time. This kiln has an opening of 23.5" and is 3.5 Cubic Feet.

Skutt Gm1014 Studio Kiln

Skutt Gm1014 Studio Kiln

The top and side firing elements on Skutt and 39;s Studio Series of kiln, including the GM1014, makes these units fire very evenly and allow for glass projects to heat at a uniform rate. With a 13.5 chamber height, this kiln is much taller than other top firing kilns allowing for tall slumping and drop mold projects. Equipped with the GlassMaster Controller which gives you the precision and versatility needed for complicated firing projects. Firing chamber measures 23.5 x 13.5. Please Note This kiln is a high voltage product and will require a NEMA 6-50 receptacle outlet (see image below). Ships by truck. Kiln Controllers Made Easy DVD Free Exclusively From Delphi. Let Delphi take the guesswork out of getting your kiln fired up. With the purchase of this kiln you will receive Delphi and 39;s exclusive DVD on programming kiln controllers for free. We will walk you through your first firing with close-up shots of your controller and explanations every step of the way. With an additional section on set-up and safety, getting started in fusing has never been easier.


If you are interested in a very small kiln you might consider the "Firebox" series. Skutt makes 2 sizes :1) The Skutt Firebox 8 Kiln has an opening of 8" x 8" x 4.25" and is .17 cubic feet in volume.

Skutt Firebox 8 Kiln

Skutt Firebox 8 Kiln

Never Worry About Where to Put a Hot Lid Again. Get the convenience of a table-top kiln with the added benefit of a hinged lid that opens over 90°. Perfect for fusing and slumping smaller projects, making bracelets, firing metal clay and enameling. The body of the kiln is buckled securely to the floor of the kiln, so it will not slip off if bumped. The easy-to-read digital pyrometer allows you to set and maintain holding temperatures accurately. Operates on standard 115v / 15 amp, so no special wiring is needed. Fire molds up to 7 X 7 X 3. Firing chamber measures 8 x 8 x 4-1/4 deep. See specifications for full product details. This kiln is able to ship UPS . Also available in 220/240V version. Click Here for pricing and information.


Skutt Firebox 8 Kiln Click the model number for more information



the Skutt Firebox 14 Kiln has an opening of 14.5" and is .8 cubic feet in volume.

Skutt Firebox 14 Kiln

Skutt Firebox 14 Kiln

Large Capacity Kiln that Operates on Household Current Fire small projects in volume, or create tiles while utilizing all of the shelf space. The large firing chamber of the FireBox 14 Kiln allows you maximize your efficiency. It is great for larger square slumped bowls and plates. With this kiln you get the freedom of a larger firing chamber, the convenience of household wiring, and the quality of Skutt Kilns. Features the GlassMaster LT digital controller for precise firings. Store up to 5 custom program containing up to 8 segments each, or enjoy the ease of 9 pre-set programs for fusing, tack fusing and slumping. Designed for optimum firing, heating elements are securely installed in the lid. A low-mass type K thermocouple ensures accuracy and longevity. Firing chamber 14-1/2 square x 6-1/2 deep. 115v. 2 year manufacturer warranty. 105 lbs. Pickup or truck shipment only - please call for a freight quote.






The Skutt GM1414 Kiln has an opening of 41.5" x 24.5" and is 6.7 cubic feet in volume.

Skutt Gm1227 Production Kiln

Skutt Gm1227 Production Kiln

If you are serious about glass and want the best performance for your studio that will allow you the greatest freedom the GM1227 is it. Make an investment for years of trouble free firing, and a kiln that can handle any project and 39;s size. Skutt and 39;s extremely versatile line of Production Series kilns allows for fusing on multiple layers. With Zone Control standard, the top of the line GM1227 fires each section independently to ensure even firing from the top to bottom. With a massive chamber depth of 27, this kiln is also great for even the largest drop molds, annealing tall sculptural pieces and fusing on multiple levels. Add on a chamber width of 28, and you have all the firing freedom you need to satisfy a lifetime of glass work. The famed Glassmaster Controller is a standard feature, allowing you to program and store all your most common, and even complex schedules for instant recall. Firing chamber measures 28 x 27, making it large enough for even your most ambitious projects. Please Note This kiln is a high voltage product and will require a NEMA 6-50 receptacle outlet. See example image below. Kiln Controllers Made Easy DVD Free Exclusively From Delphi. Let Delphi take the guesswork out of getting your kiln fired up. With the purchase of this kiln you will receive Delphi and 39;s exclusive DVD on programming kiln controllers for free. We will walk you through your first firing with close-up shots of your controller and explanations every step of the way. With an additional section on set-up and safety, getting started in fusing has never been easier.







The Bead Kiln - GM10F is perfect for annealing torch work beads but it is also an excellent fusing kiln for smaller projects. This kiln is extremely portable and works on standard household current. Opening 10" x 9" and .45 cubic feet in volume.

Skutt Gm10f Glass Kiln

Skutt Gm10f Glass Kiln

Double the Use. Double the Value. An amazing multi-purpose kiln. While perfect for annealing torch work beads, this kiln is also an excellent fusing kiln smaller projects. Features both a side hinged door and an easy-to-operate bead door (see image below). Doors have wooden handles mounted away from the heat which allows you to open them without gloves. The famed GlassMaster controller is standard on this unit. Designed specifically for glass fusing, you and 39;ll find it easier to use than typical controllers that were originally designed for ceramic work. The accurate and stable temperature provided by the controller is perfect for annealing. Extremely portable and works on standard household current (110 volts). Firing chamber measures 9 x 10 x 9 deep. See specifications for full product details. This kiln is able to ship UPS . Kiln Controllers Made Easy DVD Free Exclusively From Delphi. Let Delphi take the guesswork out of getting your kiln fired up. With the purchase of this kiln you will receive Delphi and 39;s exclusive DVD on programming kiln controllers for free. We will walk you through your first firing with close-up shots of your controller and explanations every step of the way. With an additional section on set-up and safety, getting started in fusing has never been easier.






These are some of the choices available when shopping for glass kilns. I hope you will "jump in" and start experimenting with glass. Remember BE SAFE and HAVE FUN!!!!!