Tag Archives: noborigama

Next firing, noborigama

Here is how far I have gotten in loading the next firing. I have 2 feldspar glazes. The one marked ‘new feld’ is one I mixed up from my usual recipe. The one marked ‘old feld’ is the same recipe … Continue reading

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Noborigama firing

I am almost finished with cleaning out the firebox and 2 rooms of the kiln. I planned on firing this coming week but won’t make it by a long shot.

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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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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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Closing the doors of the kiln, noborigama.

I have the doors bricked up and almost sealed. I plan to start the fire the 6th. of August.

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