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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…

Ground Breaking

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New Libation Cups

Making Stuff Beautiful

Mugshot Monday

First From the Salt Kiln

Owl Jar

Why Soda Firing

Mugshot Monday

Pottery Kids

First 'Mater of the Season

Morphing Pot

Summer Pottery Class

Lidded Jar

Artist Needs Our Support

Done For a Minute

Dragons At Inman Park Festival

Free Canvas Tote

Inman Park Festival

Arabia Mountain

Ocmulgee Heritage Trail

At Callanwolde This Weekend

Collaboration With The Kiln

Simplicity

Special Anagama Firing

Ready for the Weekend

Yeti Pack

Fish Platter

East Palisades Trail

Wood Fire

Soda Kiln

Hike to Disaster

Oval Casserole with Texture

Pandas

Haystacks

Mount Talbert Nature Park

Found Objects

I finally got a round 2 it

National Puppy Day

Morningside Nature Preserve

City Hiking

East side Beltline

Pre-belt line Trail

Trees and Rocks

Cumberland Island Day Two

Cumberland Island