Thursday, 15 April 2010

cone 9 is tipping...




Just a few moments towards the end of todays firing...The whole timeline of my kiln firing really needed to be changed as staying up til 2 just doesn't suit me anymore.

So this one not intentionally has sped up quite well.. I had it warming up for 3 hours then cranked the pilots to half way and brought in the big burners at lunchtime.. Deciding not to push the dampers in so far has proved a good choice at this point only the unloading will tell if the glazes have had enough reduction.. Nearly done cone 9 is tipping should be done by 8 tonight..yey i need some sleep....

2 comments:

  1. OH MY GOD. I thought you your hair was going to go ablaze when you walked over to the kiln!
    That is fantastic flamage you had there.

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  2. heheheh it's all in the camera angle! i was an arms length away from it..! should wear a hat though...

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