Clay Craft

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

The 16" overhead I-beam and the trolley...... which carried the kiln between the two firing pads

..... which carried the kiln between the two firing pads. A five
horse electric motor drove the winch for raising and lowering the
kiln. Two 400 cuft loads from green per 24 hour day...... fuel cost =
$52 for both loads in '73.

Inside the bell in the lifted position...

........ showing obsolete 'layered' fiber installation.

400 cuft fiber lifting kiln in Whittier CA.........

.... Shown sitting on one of the two firing pads. Designed & built by
Hank Murrow and James Laub in 1973.

Hank bought this James Tingey Teabowl......

......@ Clay FEst in Eugene. Slip-carved with a celadon glaze and
thin-style matcha inside.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Guillermo Cuellar Show At the Grand Hand

Guillermo's show was pretty nice at the Grand Hand.Check out his web site:

Thursday, October 09, 2008

Korean Teabowl on Pedestal

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Monday, October 06, 2008

Swanica At Work.

Horse hair Pottery Technique.

Saturday, October 04, 2008

Judges' Commendation Award for "Circles of Life" Horsehair Plate by Swanica Ligtenberg

Swanica Ligtenberg received a Judges' Commendation Award for her "Circles of
Life" Horsehair Plate in the Mashiko International Ceramics Competition of

Bottom of Steve's bowl.....

Bottom of Steve's bowl....., originally uploaded by claycraft.

... showing very black body and Steve's mark.

Steve Harrison's Tea Bowl..... made of

a rock from weathered basalt local to Steve in Australia...... 20%
iron! Chun glaze.