Last firing for 2020

Although it is only early November, this will be the last wood firing for the year as I’m going to be busy on a kiln project for the next 6…

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Spring Firing

This firing has been the most affected this year from the COVID 19 lockdowns and alert levels. Mainly as I’m not allowed access to my usually wood source until we…

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The Long Slow Firing

By that I mean slightly over 13 hours - so not really that long. The point of difference was in the wood, this firing I had about 50% macrocarpa, 30%…

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First Firing for 2020

I’ve been waiting for the weather to change, for the endless dry to give in and let come rain through. But at the same time I needed pots fired, so…

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Spring Firing

Despite a wet week leading up to the firing and a wood issue that was resolved at the last minute by Laurie, the firing turned out to be very successful.…

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The Soft Firing

For this firing I was using more of my new flashing slip, now called Karangahake Flashing, testing it on more pieces to see how it performed in different places in…

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