Kiln Door Builder

Build temporary casing doors and seal crown openings in kilns.

What does a Kiln Door Builder do?

Builds temporary casing doors and seals crown openings in kilns, using handtools: Stacks brick in doorway of kiln. Mixes dirt and water to form mud, and spreads mud over brick to seal opening, using trowel. Climbs on top of kiln and places covers or crown openings over kiln and seals them with mud. Positions and screws burners in openings. Pulls down doors with hook after firing of kiln and removes crown covers to control cooling.