March 4th, 2009 by admin

This is definately the bell of the ball containing 1.5% vanadium and 2% copper carbonate

This is definately the bell of the ball containing 1.5% vanadium and 2% copper carbonate

Such a wide variety of crystal shapes I wonder if it is repetable

Such a wide variety of crystal shapes I wonder if it is repetable

This amazing fellow Holds a porcelain gord with 2% copper carb post fire reduced at 1500 derees f

This amazing fellow Holds a porcelain gord with 2% copper carb post fire reduced at 1500 derees f

This is my favorite sculpture in the nesting series.  The bird in front is glazed with .5 iron .5 manganese crystals

This is my favorite sculpture in the nesting series. The bird in front is glazed with .5 iron .5 manganese crystals

Wow Marathon glaze weekend. After glazing all day Saturday I got my kiln loaded and burning at 9:00 pm. Went to bed at 9:30 3:00 am got up just in time to watch come ten kiss the shelf then a quick drop to 2100. Then out to the kiln ever 20 min to tweak burners into holding temp 3:30 am 2050 4:00 am 1950 5:00 am 1900 6:00 am 1800 7:00 am 1700 8:00 am shut dampers and plug ports for slow cool 9:00 am go back to bed and sleep till noon

Wow Marathon glaze weekend. After glazing all day Saturday I got my kiln loaded and burning at 9:00 pm. Went to bed at 9:30 3:00 am got up just in time to watch come ten kiss the shelf then a quick drop to 2100. Then out to the kiln ever 20 min to tweak burners into holding temp 3:30 am 2050 4:00 am 1950 5:00 am 1900 6:00 am 1800 7:00 am 1700 8:00 am shut dampers and plug ports for slow cool 9:00 am go back to bed and sleep till noon