Started with a hole in the ground and a flexible plan.
 Figured it might be difficult to build a shed around a kiln, so I did it first.
 I'd never built a shed before. I learned a lot.
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 Laying CMU's on a bed of gravel for the foundation. (concrete masonry units) approx .6x13ft.
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 Firebox grate and floor are in. Small arch will support the back of the kiln, it's outside dimensions are catanary, 22.5x22.5"
 The baffle chamber is 22x27". It will be covered with 24" bricks. I'm hoping this will keep the smoke to a minimum.
 The curved vertical walls are 4 bricks high. I'll need to buttress higher than that.
 The 'mortar' is a slurry of fireclay and 70 mesh silica sand. Each brick is dipped before placement.
 I built the arch form in my garage and transported it to the site. Had to make some minor adjustments there. Had to make sure all the fasteners were reachable from inside because I would rather disassemble it than burn it out.
 We placed the form on wedges we could knock out later to drop the form out.
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 Steve the carpenter helped put the lath on. Thanks Steve!
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