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Quick Tip: Wet Scraping Kiln Shelves


Quick Tip: Wet Scraping Kiln Shelves


Scraping your kiln shelves is about to get faster, easier, and tidier with this handy wet method. It’s as simple as spray, scrape, and sweep (with or without gloves, depending on your druthers). Use this Quick Tip and our one minute video version to make your studio and future self happier and cleaner.


Step 1

1: Setting the shelf on kiln posts helps it stay clean.

Step 2

2: Don’t be shy. Get that surface completely wet.

Step 3

3: Scrape, scrape! Brace the shelf with your free hand.

Step 4

4: (Why is this so satisfying?!)

Step 5

5: Such a nice alternative to wrangling airborne dust!

Step 6

6: As they say, cleanliness is next to glassiness.



  • Kiln posts, 1˝ (0.394 cm)(008888) or 2˝ (0.787 cm) (008889)
  • Scraper
  • Water
  • Gloves (optional)