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
Here is the second room, back stack. The mushroom looking things are cups that are being fired upside down. The base is the holder. Each shelf holds 4 bowls and 4 small pieces. Advertisements
Here is the state of the kiln before I fire it this year.
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.
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