It was really busy week&weekend.
We opened up kiln and started glazing on Wednesday,
and took all day for loading kiln on Friday.
Here is the kiln log:
6pm Closed door bricks and started gas preheating
12am Started burning wood
4pm 1200c, cone 7 down and salt kick in
8pm 1260c, cone 10 down in the coolest spot
2nd chamber done
started stoke wood for 3rd chamber, 1000c
1am cone 10 down, 3rd chamber shut down
Totally 25 hours by fire wood, 6 hours by gas preheating.
Lots of thanks to:
Yamazawa-san (Yamazushi, Durham)
We were so tired and also glad we could finished the last wood firing in this year.
Totally five wood firings in 2010.