How Hot Should Bisque Firing Be?

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At what temperature does firing occur?

How Hot Should Bisque Firing Be?

Once you have made your pottery you need to bisque fire it before you have it glazed or painted. You need to bisque fire a pottery piece to make it sturdier and allow it accept the paint or glaze you will put on it later. When done correctly bisque, firing is slow and at a temperature less than what you find with glaze firing. It is done slower and at a lower temperature so that the pottery doesn't crack while being fired. Often times, people have to work with the temperature for bisque firing to find one that works for them.



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