Recent News and Posts
| Taking a breath With just two firing a year (this year just one) there is always a period where I take a deep breath and look at what came out of the kiln. A time, where the latest pots will show me a road to go down. I examine them again and again, reading their stories. The interaction between and fire and more... - 2012/11/06|
| Fall Anagama Firing I try to fire the New London Anagama twice a year. This year because of a trip to Korea and Japan the kiln only got fired once. We fired in September this year, the firing had it's share of problems. I try not to make the same mistakes twice... these problems were all in the new mistake categor more... - 2012/11/06|
| I recently went to Korea for a tea bowl festival. Here is a picture of Mr. Bong firing his kiln. Make good pots. ~Craig more... - 2012/07/21|
| Sitting at a wheel in Korea Somewhere in the heart of Korea. Potters are quietly making great pots. more... - 2012/07/21|
| Onngi Brew Pot I've been working with a Korean Chef to make some Onngi pots to brew Makkoli, a rice wine in. Fun to make some big ones again. ~Cheers, Make Good Pots ~Craig more... - 2012/03/07|
| Yunomi from the fall firing Here are some yumomi from the fall firing. They all have the same carbon trap glaze on them. The glaze really likes the flame and records it well. The pots tell nice tales of the fire and ash. Make good pots, ~Craig more... - 2012/02/03|
A sampling from our Member Sites(s) Use the link above to review/visit
John Christie. Blackhills Pottery, Scotland
Pottery made at Blackhills, near Elgin, in the North of Scotland, fired in a 64 cubic foot wood-fired kiln.
The glazes used on the pots are usually simple mixtures of locally dug clay, vegetable ash and feldspar.
Mainly vessels for domestic use.
Basics of firing, pot pictures, etc.
John Baymore at River Bend Pottery
A potter for almost 40 years now, John Baymore has been handcrafting wood fired pottery at River Bend Pottery in Wilton, New Hampshire since 1977. John's Japanese influenced stoneware is typically fired in a wood fueled four chamber noborigama. John also has been doing professional kiln design and installation for craftspeople and institutions for over 30 years.
Jeff Brown Pottery Wood Fired Stoneware Gallery
Handmade contemporary wood fired pottery, and ash glazed stoneware. The pottery you will find in this gallery is wheel thrown, altered and textured, decorated with geometric designs impressed into the soft clay, enhanced by the flame and ash of wood firing.
Anagama Mama Bonita Cohn's Ceramics
Pottery and photographs of five wood firing kilns. San Francisco artist working in stoneware. Firing in Pope Valley, Ca, with Richard Carter, and at the 7 chamber noborigama in Grass Valley, Ca., the largest noborigama in the western hemisphere.
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