Category Archives: kiln

F f f firing tomorrow

A little contrast in the weather while packing the kiln today compared to what was flung at us at the end of January when we fired last. A glorious day here in Galloway today and the sound track of birdsong … Continue reading

Posted in beech tree, big jugs, big platters, kiln, pressed dish, wood fired pots, wood firing, wood kiln | 6 Comments

Just one more wafer thing mug sir?

It’s what you might call a full kiln. That’s every one of the Yacht Club prizes in for a bisque. That of course means that I’ve not a cat in hells chance of getting everything through in one glaze firing … Continue reading

Posted in bisque, kiln, slab dish | 7 Comments


Today has been silly. This last week or so as I’m getting more and more panicked the place gets more and more chaotic. I start to jig between jobs and not quite get one thing finished before worrying that I … Continue reading

Posted in chaos, glaze firing, Harvest jug, kiln | 4 Comments

Not much to report

Just so that I could say something tonight this picture is of a big bowl that I just about managed to fit in my kiln, but oh so only just. It’s one that I sold earlier this year, I think … Continue reading

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Not as bad as I'd feared.

I opened it this morning and didn’t shout or scream. The bottom and middle appear to both be fine but the top is still under fired, at least it’s heading in the right direction and nothing is completly ruined. Phew! … Continue reading

Posted in ClayArt, glaze tests, kiln, Solway mud | 5 Comments

Right. . .

Before I start on the rest of it, just to tell you it was a wonderful sunny hot day today! Just beautiful. OK lets see if I can remember all the things that you helpful wonderful bunch have asked me. … Continue reading

Posted in cones, kiln, salt glaze | 9 Comments

Hugely happy Hannah

Yippee!! I have unpacked a glaze firing this afternoon and I am a very very happy girl. It’s lovely, did exactly what it should, my glaze is lovely and rich without popping off the pots and all is good with … Continue reading

Posted in kiln, Northern Kilns, Scottish Potters association | 2 Comments