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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A Fast Firing

My last firing on the 9th November was the quickest on record, coming in at 11.5 hours. This was due to the wood all being dry pallet boards with few…

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Mid-Winter Firing

This mid-winter firing was a chance for me to roll out the new Barium Blue glaze that I had been testing in the last 2 firings. So I’ve tried it…

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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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Firing 5 May 2018

This firing is best described as a bowl firing; full of pasta, noodle, batter, tea and mixing bowls, with beakers, mugs and tea caddies making up the remainder. Loading and…

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