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" Woden" - Wood Fired Kiln - The Fourteenth Firing!

This page records the fourteenth firing of the Woden kiln in July 2015.

No changes had been made structurally to the kiln before this firing.

The firing .

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Making Pots

Loading Pots

Firing Kiln

Unloading Pots


Making Pots - 2015


Crocks made for Lottie's new kitchen!

Loading Pots 2015

back loaded

The back section filled with mortaria

front loaded

Front of kiln loaded.

Pottery class pots amongst Bill's.

Must get some more props!

Firing Kiln - 2015


There are no images of the firing!


Unloading Pots - 2015


just opened

The door brick have just been removed to reveal the fired pottery.

back section ready to unload

Back section of the kiln chamber - ready to unload.


Close up of mortaria

Lottie's crocks

Lottie's crocks

Report and Conclusions

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A great firing - reasonably well behaved, with the usual struggles to get to temperature as quickly as would be comfortable! But good ash sprinkle and reduction.

Comments are very welcome - email Bill Crumbleholme


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