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Monthly Archives: May 2012
Noborigama, day 2
The firing is going well. I am using old wood that isn’t giving me any problems. The temperature went to about 1,000 C. from the front, I just started the side stoking about an hour ago.
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2nd. firing of 500 bowls, no Abe Anjin for me thank you, I’ve had one already..
I just lit the fire for the second round of my 1,000 bowl firing. I only have about 400 or so bowls in the 2 rooms. I have a helper coming tomorrow in the morning, I will fire till then … Continue reading
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Japanese antiques, recent finds, 5-2012
Rough day at the auction. It started out with me losing the first 5 times I put in bids. There are 3 or 4 people at the auction who I am usually in direct competition with. They and I have … Continue reading
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