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Day 2 of loading the noborigama.

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

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Nobori firing, 2014

Here is the state of the kiln before I fire it this year.

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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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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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