Woodfiring at Murwillumbah!!
Last weekend we had a woodfiring at Murwillumbah Potters’ Group.
The process is arduous and requires lots of wood, muscle, endurance and patience!
Here are some pics of the process. Click on the small pic, then it will enlarge. From there, you can click the arrows to go through the slides. Enjoy!
Lovely Pots Ready for Firing
Pots ready to be loaded into the woodfire kiln.
Ann Lee inside the Kiln-Loading
Stilts for holding up the shelves.
Ann Lee Loading the Woodfire Kiln
Holly, Holly’s Mom, Ann, Lorraine assist in the woodfiring.
Lyndall Bensley Stoking the WoodFired Kiln
Warwick Anderson checking the loading of the woodfire kiln.
Carol, Ann and Jim – checking the chimney for smoke, flames, reduction
Fire Coming Out of Kiln Door
It’s hard to look cute when wood firing, but Lyndall has pulled it off!
Emma and Lyndall-Stokers Extraordinaire!
Handbuilt Container-Sprayed glazes-shino, teal, and black
Laura’s Green Glaze-Left, Reduction Gas fired; Right, Woodfired on Groggy Clay
Teadust Tenmoku on Tenmoku-Left, Gas Reduction Fired; Right-Underfired in Wood Kiln