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Update #6, final
I finished last night at about 9:00 pm, almost exactly 96 hours after beginning. I fire by myself except for the last day. This is the longest firing I have done and I did it in the ‘Abe Anjin’ thinking. … Continue reading
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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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Wood firing noborigama.
I got some hard data from Bill Geisinger He fires in the “Abe” way. Day one 100C stop firing at night. This is a 12 hour break Day two 250C stop firing at night. This is an 12 hour break … Continue reading
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Firing kiln, testing Abe Anjin
I have never met Abe Anjin. He has written about how it is possible to fire a kiln for a portion of the day, shut the door, get a good night of sleep and then restart the firing. In fact, … Continue reading
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