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6 hour wood fired bisque

updated mon 4 apr 05


Lee Love on mon 4 apr 05

I put some photos up:

So you can see the bisque wasn't just small work. Bisqued
tsubo, the shop in town wants some new ones. I went slow at first,
because I put some plates in that weren't completely dry. Heat rise a
little over 100*C / hour for the first five hours. After 600*C (after
quartz inversion) went from 600*C to cone 012 at top front in an
hour. Everything bisqued fine.

This might not work well for lower fired work but the unglazed
shigaraki (except for liner glaze) and glazed Mashiko nami works fine.

Lee In Mashiko, Japan