Kilns & Equipment

We boast two well-equipped workshops for metal and woodworking.  Our equipment is available for use by artists hiring bays in our Sculpture Workshop or engine Rooms. These specialist areas can also be hired independently of our other workspaces.

Access to equipment is by arrangement with the Workshop Manager to respect our H&S protocols and ensure safety for all.

To hire a space or our equipment, please contact the Workshop Manager on workshop@firestation.ie

Our equipment in the metal workshop includes:

  • 3x Welding plants (Arc, MIG, TG)
  • Gas welding (Oxyacetylene)
  • Drill press
  • Chop saw
  • Sanding and finishing table
  • Air compressor
  • Hoist

Our equipment in the woodworking workshop includes:

  • Bandsaw
  • Table saw
  • Mitre saw
  • Finishing table
  • Planer thicknesser
  • Drill press

We have four kilns (ceramic ovens) that can be hired independently of hiring a space in the workshop. The cost of a firing is determined by adding the cost of electricity used to our rental fee. Our test kiln has a flat fee of €25.

  • Northern Kiln GTL top-loading kiln. Dimensions: 1100(w)x600x600(h)
  • Nabertherm N280/E Front-loading kiln. Dimensions: 500(w)x600x700(h)
  • FL3 250 Front-loading kiln. Dimensions: 450(w)x600x900(h)
  • Test kiln. Dimensions: 350(w)x250x400(h)

To book, Please fill in this form or contact our Workshop Manager.

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