Saturday, August 14, 2010

Japanese style wood-fired ceramic kilns

During a recent trip to Canberra with a group of potters I saw a number of Japanese style wood-fired kilns. Image below shows a two-chambered noburigama kiln at Sturt Pottery in Mittagong.

This pottery also has two anagama kilns. The image below left shows the longer anagama, while the image below right shows the front of the small anagama.

We also visited Old St Luke's Studio in Gundaroo owned by ceramic artist Ian Jones. He built a nine-meter-long anagama kiln shown in the image below left. This kiln is fired for five days and it takes twenty tonnes of pine wood. The other kiln at this studio is a one-chambered noburigama shown in the image below right.

1 comment:

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