Sunday, 15 June 2008

Tea was a good choice










The Cream Tea turned out to be a very good choice, This church on the hill is our favorite, unfortunately no longer in use, but thanks to the redundant churches foundation it is always open to visitors. We also love this smaller church with three bells, both are in Stocklinch, which is just over the hill, we often walk the dogs around these, but it was nice to find out some more detail about them.


I already knew a pot had blown when I did my firing on Friday, lots of small pieces of clay appeared in both fire boxes when the kiln was at around 400 c. I guessed it was the big bowl, it also blew the cones down into the firebox, so I just had to rely on the digital pyrometer and the colour in the kiln.






3 comments:

doug fitch said...

That one certainly went bang, good job it's not an electric kiln, I used to hate hoovering out all those tiny pieces from the elements. Looking forward to seeing the glaze firing. Your pots have made it through my bisc ok, I'll get them glazed up and back in next weekend's firing.

paul jessop said...

Thanks Doug, It's all still sat in the Kiln just as the picture. I've had a busy weekend, but will get around to glazing in the evenings this week so I can do the Glaze firing on Saturday.

tsbroome said...

I think you are right about the tea being the right choice, the church is beautiful. Although my daughter did have a small gasp at the giving up of a Dylan art showing :) she is a big fan

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