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Raku Firing on Eclipse Day 2024

This raku firing was the last step of a workshop held at Monson Pottery, and took place outdoors. The work was bisque-fired and glazed prior to the firing.

Total eclipse above Monson Pottery
Total eclipse over Monson Pottery.
Loading the kiln
Loading the kiln. Photo by Skip Klein.
Red hot work
Red hot work. Photo by Skip Klein.
Using tongs to lift work out
Using tongs to lift work out. Photo by Skip Klein.
Oak chips ignited by hot pots
Oak chips ignited by hot pots. Photo by Skip Klein.
Carefully removing hot pieces from raku firing
Carefully removing hot pieces from raku firing. Photo by Skip Klein.
Cooling in snow
Cooling in the snow. Photo by Skip Klein.
Sherril Berry's box
Sherril Berry's box. Photo by Skip Klein.