Kiss of the flames
Kiss of the flames

Wood fired ceramics is a process where the fire leaves its mark on the work. Either the fly ash melts to create glaze or the flames leave lick marks that vary in patterns on the pot.

Bourry Box Kiln
Bourry Box Kiln

42 cu. ft. kiln designed by Julie Crosby. Built in October 2013.

Learning
Learning

Our first firing was in Februaru 2014. It was cold and we fired for 26 straight hours. The results were fantastic.

 Early in the firing it's a lot like having an outdoor fireplace. Building up the hot coal bed is necessary to bring the temperature up.

Early in the firing it's a lot like having an outdoor fireplace. Building up the hot coal bed is necessary to bring the temperature up.

Monty's First Firing
Monty's First Firing

There were 4 potters that participated in the first firing of Monty (Short for Monty Python). The work looked great with good ash deposits and flashing.

Stacking stoke doors
Stacking stoke doors

Kim Medeiros and myself prepping wood at Chris Gustin's anagama for firing next week.

Remembrance of Sandro
Remembrance of Sandro

My mom asked me to create a memorial plate for a cousin in Italy. This is the final ink work. It will be fired later this month.

Kiss of the flames
Bourry Box Kiln
Learning
 Early in the firing it's a lot like having an outdoor fireplace. Building up the hot coal bed is necessary to bring the temperature up.
Monty's First Firing
Stacking stoke doors
Remembrance of Sandro
Kiss of the flames

Wood fired ceramics is a process where the fire leaves its mark on the work. Either the fly ash melts to create glaze or the flames leave lick marks that vary in patterns on the pot.

Bourry Box Kiln

42 cu. ft. kiln designed by Julie Crosby. Built in October 2013.

Learning

Our first firing was in Februaru 2014. It was cold and we fired for 26 straight hours. The results were fantastic.

Early in the firing it's a lot like having an outdoor fireplace. Building up the hot coal bed is necessary to bring the temperature up.

Monty's First Firing

There were 4 potters that participated in the first firing of Monty (Short for Monty Python). The work looked great with good ash deposits and flashing.

Stacking stoke doors

Kim Medeiros and myself prepping wood at Chris Gustin's anagama for firing next week.

Remembrance of Sandro

My mom asked me to create a memorial plate for a cousin in Italy. This is the final ink work. It will be fired later this month.

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