Wood Firing Brochure
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What is Wood Firing? Wood Firing Workshop Wood Firing is simply firing a kiln with wood as a fuel source as opposed to electricity or gas. It is the oldest method of firing clay, and has had a major impact on ceramics from every country Live Oak Pottery in the world. In a wood fired Email for Dates kiln it is not necessary to glaze Kiln Opening the exterior of pieces. The Tel: 561-676-5453 wood ash from the firing melts . with the clay and forms a glaze, and produces brilliant colors LIVE OAK POTTERY and textures. Justin Lambert 17847 Brian Way Jupiter, FL 33478 Phone: 561-676-5453 Fax: 561-744-6537 Email: email@example.com Website: www.liveoakpottery.com Live Oak Pottery www.liveoakpottery.com Workshop Information Event Schedule Sign-up Form Tuition includes one 25# bag of specifically formulated wood fire clay. No personal clay can be used in the wood Sign up for: Price kiln. Glazes are provided, arrive early loading day to glaze your work. Loading takes 1 day, and the kiln is Wood Firing Workshop $150 fired for 35 hours where participants take shifts firing the kiln. Unloading of the kiln will occur several days after the firing is completed, allowing the kiln to cool slowly. Due: ASAP Space fills quickly We have a potluck lunch at the unloading, and we spend time analyzing the results. Justin has been firing wood kilns since Name 1999. He has fired 15 different wood Friday 9am – 5pm Address kilns, and built 6 wood kilns. This has Loading the kiln is tedious and time consuming. I have allowed him to become comfortable to make sure each piece is loaded and placed to interact with the fire and ash to achieve the appropriate results for firing these types of kilns, and has the work. prepared him to adjust the firing’s as Phone Friday 8pm – Sunday 7am needed depending on wood used, Email: weather, different kinds of work, and any We start firing the kiln with a gradual rise to Cone 9 taking approximately 15 hours. The kiln is then held at Cone 9 for 18 Method of Payment: other variables that may arise. Wood is hours, then reaches Cone 11 over the final 2 hours. The kiln is stacked, dried, and ready to use as it is Check then reduction cooled for an additional 2 hours. necessary to have the wood drying for 1 Cash Saturday or Sunday 11am – 2pm (One week later) year in advance. Tuition includes one Unloading the kiln takes an hour, everyone is very excited to see 25# bag of specifically formulated wood the results of their hard work! We follow with a potluck (bring fire clay. No personal clay can be used in your favorite dish) and spend an hour or so analyzing the work the wood kiln. Loading takes 1 day, and and discussing the results. the kiln is fired for 35 hours where participants take shifts firing the kiln. Unloading of the kiln will occur one week after the firing is completed. We have a potluck lunch at the unloading, LIVE OAK POTTERY and we spend time analyzing the results. Justin Lambert 17847 Brian Way The wood kiln is only fired in the cooler Jupiter, FL 33478 months, October – April. Call me for Phone: 561-676-5453 more information about this exciting Fax: 561-744-6537 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org opportunity! Limited to 10 participants.