Wood and Soda Fired Pottery

Here and There

The summer is flying by while I run here and there on all the various projects.  Most of them are moving along slowly, but at least they’re moving.   One of  the websites is nearly complete,  the plans for the reduction kiln are almost Final Plans,  we finished up the building of the little  “test” soda kiln and got the first firing out of the way,  found time to make a few pots and try to get the rust out, and now I’m off to help my pal build a wood kiln up in Virginia.  Another trip with Captain Conepack himself, his tools haven’t even dried off yet from his last project so I know he’ll be in good form for building.  You can see some photos of the latest Mickey Kiln here.

I put together a few pictures of converting the electric kiln into a gas fired soda kiln, you can read that here.

We’ll make a few adjustments for the next firing, try to move the heat around a little more with target bricks and increase the amount of reduction too.  The kiln made it to temperature so now we just need to fine tune the details that make all the difference.

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