Monthly Archives: August 2014

Update #5

I hoped I would finish today but I have run out of steam and am putting the kiln into overnight mode. The peak in #1 was 1100C so I am close. Advertisements

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Update #4, nobori firing

I am closing in on room #1, #2 is a nice temperature. I have been drawing back every evening with only stoking large wood in the front and resuming regular stoking during the day.

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Update #3, nobori firing

This was the peak at about 48 hours.

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Update #2, nobori firing.

This is about 40 hours into it. I have stepped up the pace and plan on finishing tomorrow. The high temperature is the first room.

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Update #1, nobori firing.

Here is the state of the kiln, about 24 hours in. I could go much faster but I need a lot of drying out of the kiln. Also, this pace is nice. The higher temperature is the room #1.

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Started firing noborigama

I lit the fire last night. My plans are to go through to Saturday or Sunday. Unfortunately I won’t have my dog to keep me company this firing. The 142C photo is the first room, top, the 82C photo is … Continue reading

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Start the firing of the noborigama

I will start the fire in the kiln this Thursday, the 28th.  in the morning. I plan on warming the kiln till Saturday morning and then going full bore. Here is a Google Maps image from about 400 meters from … Continue reading

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