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Category Archives: Kazegama
Did you know that the water base house paint in your garage can create some pretty spectacular glazes when fluxed in an atmospheric firing such as the Kazegama, salt and soda? Many common products we use are loaded with ceramic … Continue reading
Yo Peoples. It’s been a while since I posted anything. Hope you are all well. I have gone through the “old site” glaze pages and organized glaze and clay formulas into PDFs. These are glazes I have collected over my … Continue reading
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