First of the year

There's nothing like making pots in a hot tin shed in summer. Instant drying makes timing all those crucial steps, like slipping or applying a handle all a bit of…

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Kiln building in Dunedin

About the time I was finishing off the rebuilding of Petra’s kiln last year an email arrived from the Otago Potters Group asking if I would head south and build…

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Petra’s kiln re-build

Three years ago I was commissioned by Petra to build her a new diesel fired salt kiln. Based on a simple opposing jet burner layout and tall enough that it…

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