Primitive Technology: Brick Firing Kiln

Primitive Technology: Brick Firing Kiln - building a brink firing kiln from scratch.
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I built a kiln from bricks for the purpose of firing bricks. I started by using a brick mold made of fired clay from a previous video and made bricks from clay. The bricks were allowed to dry and were then transported to my hut using a brick carrying harness I made from cane and a piece of wood. They were dry stacked onto the wall of the hut to keep them out of the rain while waiting to be fired. I then constructed a brick kiln using mud as a mortar for adhering the bricks together. The kiln had 2 fireboxes side by side and was of the updraft kiln type. The kiln was open at the front and back so it could be stoked from these areas. This gave a more consistent firing I found then a kiln only with firebox opening at the front. I put 40 un-fired bricks into the kiln and fired them for 2 hours 30 minutes. All the bricks were fired sufficiently. I then tested an un-fired brick and a fired one by putting them in water. The un-fired brick dissolved quickly while the fired one survived completely intact. The test was a success. My only issue is the bricks are a little weak due to the clay they're made of. I'll look at refining clay or finding a better source somewhere in this area.
About Primitive Technology:
Primitive technology is a hobby where you build things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. These are the strict rules: If you want a fire, use a fire stick - An axe, pick up a stone and shape it - A hut, build one from trees, mud, rocks etc. The challenge is seeing how far you can go without utilizing modern technology. I do not live in the wild, but enjoy building shelter, tools, and more, only utilizing natural materials. To find specific videos, visit my playlist tab for building videos focused on pyrotechnology, shelter, weapons, food & agriculture, tools & machines, and weaving & fiber.


  1. Jan Glavas

    Jan Glavasپیش 4 ساعت

    you need primitive truck

  2. 황선진

    황선진پیش 5 ساعت

    plz, let's get ready for Iron Age thereafter receiving IRgos diamond button as soon as possible!!!!

  3. Your_Sandwich

    Your_Sandwichپیش 6 ساعت

    Brick firing kiln? How will kiln get a job now?

  4. acesarp

    acesarpپیش 6 ساعت

    Not much of a talker

  5. Bilbo Braggins

    Bilbo Bragginsپیش 9 ساعت

    I loved the first person clip while walking through the bush

  6. Tristan Rempel

    Tristan Rempelپیش 9 ساعت

    Love the new camera!

  7. yanpoohzip

    yanpoohzipپیش 10 ساعت


  8. futarosugar

    futarosugarپیش 10 ساعت

    I love the POV part!!!!!!

  9. The Sorrow

    The Sorrowپیش 10 ساعت

    hi SENKU

  10. master laughter

    master laughterپیش 10 ساعت

    Is hook worm not a problem?!

  11. Chase Madison

    Chase Madisonپیش 10 ساعت

    The original and the best... Takes skills, study and patience to understand and perform this stuff to the level he does. Legend

  12. Gael Time

    Gael Timeپیش 10 ساعت

    That first person point of view was so relaxing to watch

  13. J L P

    J L Pپیش 12 ساعت


  14. aye126

    aye126پیش 13 ساعت

    Me: “Ima take a walk out into the woods today” *walks out to the woods* This guy: *building brick furnace with bricks he made* Me: “well i think I’ve seen enough for today” *i turn around and head back home*

  15. Trzesniowski Lucas

    Trzesniowski Lucasپیش 13 ساعت

    It’s amazing how only with subtitles he can make me laugh. 4:41 some wood next to the kiln, 4:42 five times more and just a note : « better to have too much ». In another video when his hut was burned down and he made an other one : « I will be more careful next time !”, maybe it’s not to make a joke but still... make me smile :)

  16. Lillima

    Lillimaپیش 13 ساعت

    Faz uma geladeira e desliga ela a notche

  17. Heartworn Fox

    Heartworn Foxپیش 13 ساعت

    Bruh invent a language

  18. Heartworn Fox

    Heartworn Foxپیش 13 ساعت

    When will you make bronze

  19. sleuth 2077

    sleuth 2077پیش 14 ساعت

    Imagine just hiking through the woods and stumble across some of these creations. Mind instantly blown. Lol

  20. DJ Dream

    DJ Dreamپیش 14 ساعت

    i was worried you had stopped making videos =)

  21. cj l33

    cj l33پیش 16 ساعت

    Wow Minecraft 2 looks great.

  22. Justin Sander

    Justin Sanderپیش 16 ساعت

    First thing to brick after the kiln should be steps into your clay pit lol.

  23. DK

    DKپیش 16 ساعت

  24. Chas Waldron

    Chas Waldronپیش 16 ساعت

    Someone has to clean up all that wood !

  25. enshrowd

    enshrowdپیش 17 ساعت

    9:33 sponsored by Ableton


    MALES KASIH NAMAپیش 17 ساعت

    Suara walet kah

  27. Gul Ofekler

    Gul Ofeklerپیش 19 ساعت

    Pls new video

  28. Stop Asking Me To Use My Real Name Please God

    Stop Asking Me To Use My Real Name Please Godپیش روز

    Have you considered working with textiles to make clothing, bags, or similar?

  29. Cali Ace

    Cali Aceپیش روز

    Imagine this dude on the Joe Rogan podcast.

  30. Munki

    Munkiپیش روز

    Can I please get the location on so I can leave to live the rest of my life like this alone please

  31. Munki

    Munkiپیش 10 ساعت

    @Chase Madison so if i left usa , and just wanted to live in the forest is that possible ?

  32. Chase Madison

    Chase Madisonپیش 10 ساعت


  33. Betamax Flippy

    Betamax Flippyپیش روز

    This dude just sacrified a brick to show us why cooking them is crucial. MAD LAD

  34. Killed King Fire Wolf

    Killed King Fire Wolfپیش روز

    Pls creating how to make fire watch (i am hungary)

  35. mohamad haizat

    mohamad haizatپیش روز

    please make paragraph PT 😭

  36. Dally Zain

    Dally Zainپیش روز

    Helo bro, do you interest make swiming pool in the forest? Like other chanel ?

  37. Ryan Mather

    Ryan Matherپیش 2 روز

    Video request: lathe

  38. tanju ero

    tanju eroپیش 2 روز

    bu lalede durmadan fırın yapıyor ormanın heryeri fırın oldu aq

  39. Kyle Grogan

    Kyle Groganپیش 2 روز

    When shit goes down like the zombie apocalypse this man will be the only survivor because he spends his time doing this when all we do is sit here and watch

  40. Dy Pha

    Dy Phaپیش 2 روز

    S ko vietsud

  41. Starshrek917

    Starshrek917پیش 2 روز

    Will the kiln used to fire the bricks stay intact after rain, or will the exterior start to decay due to not fully reaching the same heat as the fired bricks inside? Would this mean for more "permanence" a new kiln should be built, out of fired bricks?

  42. VorcefulSynce

    VorcefulSynceپیش 2 روز

    When mom says no more Minecraft.