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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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  1. that bowl and the goblets, wonderful, and the bamboo back drop, it is attached ? have a good one.

    1. Thanks Linda. The bamboo is temporarily attached to my ez-up tent. It makes a nice back drop then rolls up when it’s time to take the tent down.

  2. The pitcher at the top is delightful. Like Linda, I like you bamboo backdrop.

    1. Thanks Suzi, the pitcher was sold before it even made it to the show. I also got an order for 2 more so I guess I’ll be making several of them.


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