Monthly Archives: June 2016

Avoid Thermal Shock – Prepare Your Chiminea Properly

You’ve bought a fabulous new clay chiminea from us. It arrives in perfect nick. You assemble it in your garden or on the patio, an easy job. You’re excited about test-driving it… so excited that you over-cook the fire, creating a massive blaze and using far too much wood. And, lo and behold, the blasted […]

How is a Clay Chiminea Made? It’s a Pottery Thing

Clay chimineas have real character. Some designs are made by hand rather than moulded, which means every one is slightly different. And the firing process means every clay chim, no matter how it’s made, has its own unique finish. How are they made? How clay chimineas are made In the old days clay chims were […]