Steve’s Kazegama Fired Pots
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El Dorado High School ceramics teacher Jeff Picou and his students .
Here are 72 shinos from 100 shino tests performed years ago and updated to this page. 72 Shinos
Great workshop with great folks and great results at Aardvark Clay & Supplies.
Kaz Ota introducing lemon wood ash from an Akagama wood firing and Jamie Boran blowing out the burners and ports at Aardvark Clay & Supplies.
Source: Kazegama Inc.
http://firemouse.me/stanford-kazegama-february-3-2016/ Firing was 6 hours in neutral/oxidation to reach cone 9, then ash introduced gradually over the course of a 3 hour reduction soak dropping cones 10/11. Firing ended with a 3 hour reduction cool down to about 1850F.
Yesterday we fired the Stanford kazegama again and tried a new method of introducing the ash. Previously we fed the ash into the intake of our large combustion blower, following Steve’s original method, and this worked well except that many … Continue reading
For 15 years, my Kazegama was bolted to a trailer which allowed me to travel to different venues to put on Kazegama workshops. It has gone through many adjustments and changes due to the knowledge gained over many years of … Continue reading
Reduction cooling produces some amazing surfaces in wood fired ceramics as seen in the following pieces by Jonathan Cross and Mitch Iberg. Johnathan Cross vessel from the Firebox kiln (Akagama)