All RAKU

Getting the kiln ready
Getting the kiln ready
Our DiY Kiln
Our DiY Kiln

Made from an oil drum, lined with ceramic fibre, runs on propane fuel

Adding wood shavings to the pot
Adding wood shavings to the pot
Adding wood shavings
Adding wood shavings

Dry material (wood shavings, seaweed, newspaper) is added to alight the pot.

Covering the pot
Covering the pot

Covering the pot to allow for reduction. The glaze cracks & carbon (dark lines) appear in the cracks.

Witch's Brew
Witch's Brew

Bisqued white stoneware "naked raku". Fired to1450 F, alighted by wood shavings, covered/uncovered, sprayed with water, sacrificial glaze falls off, cleaned & here are the results!!

Stoneware-Naked Raku
Stoneware-Naked Raku

Raku-fired dark stoneware clay (see description from previous image)

Raku-fired CandleHolders
Raku-fired CandleHolders

Candleholders with nasturtium imprints, enhanced by underglazes, bisque-fired, glazed + raku-fired to 1850 Fahrenheit.