Friday, May 29, 2009

Big Kilns are hard to move to Texas

I spent the afternoon on the phone about how much it would cost to move my gas kiln to Texas.  It definitely isn't cheap but it's a lot cheaper than either buying or building new.  

First I'll need to find a studio space that will permit the kiln...otherwise I'll be selling it and I'll figure it out from there.

Like I said...the worrying has begun.

4 comments:

saybra said...

rent yourself a heavy duty moving van and forklift that baby into the back with all your other stuff. voila. in texas you can rent forklifts and pallet jacks like renting movies. by the way, if you're gonna live in texas you'd better get yourself a big truck.

brandon phillips said...

sorry, that was supposed to be me.

Keith said...

first of all brandon, i think your wife seems to have everything figured out and then you chime in and pretend it was you ;).

i've priced out the freight and renting a truck and doing it myself and the price difference is about $500-$600...now, that's without gas, food and lodging for me on the way down.

so, depending on what the kiln would be worth it seems as though the most cost-effective thing to do is still ship it.

if i do figure out how to drive it down myself, i look forward to your help unloading it!

jimgottuso said...

what a pain in the butt... i'm starting to think i'll never move