Thursday, October 13, 2005

First Wood Firing in MY Wood Kiln!

Nov. 5th is the next wood firing. Here are pictures from the one this spring:

Loaded and ready to go:

Some of the wood:

The firing begins:

Here we were losing too much heat out of the chimney, but it looked really cool:

The lintel above the stoke hole stuck out a bit, making it impossible to completely cover the stoke hole:

The view from above (note the glowing through the lid (it is TWO high temperature silicone carbide kiln shelves thick!):

We only had about five pieces blow up, but they were big ones (all greenware):

The best looking of the survivors (some were greenware):