About meI write about Japanese ceramics, Japanese antiques and Japan. I have been making and selling ceramics and antiques full time in Japan since 1994. Read more here
I just finished the loading part of the kiln. The pictures show the second room I loaded. It is the room closest to the firebox. My concerns and experiments for this firing are as follows. 1) Can I minimize bubbling … Continue reading
Here is the beginning of the last stacks. I will be able to do a 3 shelf stack as this room is a little bigger than the back room. I put the first level directly on the floor tiles in … Continue reading
I have started loading the first room in my nobori. Here are some pictures of the very beginning. This room will have kohiki and some black glazed work. I have been loading for a couple of weeks. One major problem … Continue reading
Yesterday was the monthly antiques auction and here is what I was able to buy. The auction ended at 11:30, the earliest I have ever seen it end. I will be uploading these to my Etsy store this week.
I just finished the back room. There are about 220 bowls in all. I was hoping to get 250 in but it didn’t work.
Here are some pictures of loading for my next firing. This is the back room, closest to the chimney. I have the back of the back room done and the front set of shelves almost done. The front set I … Continue reading