All RAKU

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

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

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

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

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Covering the pot
Covering the pot

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

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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!!

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Stoneware-Naked Raku
Stoneware-Naked Raku

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

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Raku-fired CandleHolders
Raku-fired CandleHolders

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

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