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Ground Breaking

Reuse, recycle, reduce. We hear these ideas all the time and I tend to think they are good ones. It comes in especially great when someone gives me an old kiln.  That is exactly what happened when the electric kiln that we used for cone 6 glaze firing gave up the ghost at Callanwolde. It’s a good size kiln, much bigger than my electric kiln but I’m not interested in rewiring this one. You may remember I did that with my electric kiln when I installed the kiln sitter (you can read about that here) which I got from another free kiln.

My plan for this kiln is to make it a reduction kiln since that is the look I like best for my pots. I am even considering adding a stoke hole so I can feed some small piece of wood into the kiln for some ash and wood effects.

Before I can start converting it into a gas kiln I need to build a kiln shed. My current kiln room is fine for the electric kiln but it’s too crowded to add flame to the mix. I’m designing a simple lean-to type shed that will have a m…

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Thanks to Technology

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Business Cards

Shop Local Day

Open Studio Successes and Lessons

Struggles

Open Studio Planning

Vote

The Business Side of Pottery

Porch and Sign

Still Pinging

Mob Hoppin'

Water, Water Everywhere...

Studio Wren

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Strangeness

Week of Cancelations

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Art Inspiring Art

Precarious Pots

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Signing Up For My First Wood Firing

Working Hard and Taking a Break

Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational 2010

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Salt Kiln Firing

Weaving The Penland Community

Peeping Into The Soda Kiln

Student Life at Penland School of Crafts

Volunteering at Penland Auction

Arriving At Penland

Off To Penland

I Forgot to Share

Studio is Complete

Getting More Color

Getting Some Color

A Different Kind of Mud

Green Room

Carpenters Are Gone

Walls and Windows on the Pottery Studio

How to Beat the Heat

Dodging Bullets

Cement Slab

Foundation for Kiln Room

Growing Pains

Tip Toland Workshop This Weekend

Enjoying Other's Art