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 was incredibly fine.
We had a great selection of pots to choose from for this pack, lots of variety of shapes and sizes and lots of them. It certainly makes the three dimensional jigsaw puzzle of kiln packing much easier and more satisfying when that is the case.
As much as my kiln often appears small when I start to pack it, (a demure 3x3x3ft chamber) it doesn’t half eat up pots when you get going with it, and happily we have plenty left over for the next firing too which means I don’t have that horrible empty shelf feeling when I go back into the workshop.