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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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Michèle Hastings Mug

Wordless Wednesday - Winter

Happy Holidays

Gary Rith Mug

Rainbows Before the End

Wordless Wednesday - PeaceBrisas Elementary School celebrated 100 days of peace

Refreshment Time

Meatless Monday - Roasted Carrot and Avocado Salad

What To Do When You Are Down

Wordless Wed. - Second Grader's Picture

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Meatless Monday - Butternut Squash And Pasta With Walnuts

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The Stacks Lofts + Artist Tour (Part 2)

The Stacks Lofts + Artists Tour (Part 1)

Wordless Wednesday - First Grader's Drawing

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Meatless Monday - Provençal Vegetable Tian

Decatur Art Show and Stacks Loft Tour Art Show

Remembering a Hand Made Gift

Wordless Wendsday - Fall Figs

Pottery Demonstrations at Walker School

Meatless Monday - Sweet Potato And Red Pepper Soup

Happy Thanksgiving To All

Wordless Wednesday - Anangama Marshmallow Toasting

Dragon Fire

Open Studio - Thank You

Wordless Wednesday - Raku Firing

New Pitcher Design

Visiting The Senior Center

Wordless Wednesday - Charleston Bridge

Rainier at the Anagama

Meatless Monday - Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Painting For The Wood Kiln

Wordless Wednesday - Happy Halloween

Family and Friends and Sandy

Meatless Monday - Roasted Cauliflower with Medjool Dates, Olives and Rosemary

Pottery Casserole Garden

Wordless Wednesday - Etowah Sculpture

Horse Hair Raku Woman Bottle