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Firing course

Wood fired marathon

Bring your pots(minimum 30 pots)and pack and fire 2 kilns in one week.

Tuition in effects and techniques.

Be sure to expect the unexpected.

A must for anyone interested in wood firing.

An opportunity to experience a four day tunnel kiln firing and a wood fired soda firing.

Moretonhampstead is situated in the heart of Dartmoor National Park and is known as the gateway to the moor.

A week packed with excellent information, good company and superb lunches.

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Date:
Friday 10th May - Sunday 19th May 2024
Friday 5th July - Sunday 14th July 2024
 
Price: £950 including lunches and camping
https://form.jotform.com/232684778983377
Places: 12  
 
Please email Nic if you would like to be on the waiting list for the courses.
 
Schedule for the week:
 
Schedule for firing course
  Nics tunnel kiln Sabines Soda kiln
Friday Arrive
Saturday Glazing in the morning and packing in the afternoon
Sunday Packing the kilns
Monday Packing the kilns
Tuesday Finish kiln pack and start firing Firing
Wednesday Firing Firing
Thursday Firing  
Friday Firing  
Saturday    
Sunday   Unpack the kiln
 
 
Video from the firing course August 2013::
 
 
 
Some images from the firing course August 2012:
Rhodee the kiln dog Kiln pack soda kiln Tim and Tina packing the soda kiln
Rhodee the kiln dog the kiln Kiln pack soda kiln

Tim and Tina packing the soda kiln

Ben packing the Anagama More packing in the Anagama
Ben packing the Anagama More packing in the Anagamaa
Marco getting ready for the big job Busy kiln shift
Marco getting ready for the big job Busy kiln shift
Ben packing the Anagama Wood delivery
Ben packing the Anagama Wood delivery!
Russel spraying soda in the glowing kiln Well earned tea break
Russel spraying soda in the glowing kiln Well earned tea break
opening of the soda kiln Opening of the Anagama
Opening of the soda kiln Opening of the Anagama
Results from the soda kiln A proud owner of a wood fired pot
Results from the soda kiln A proud owner of a wood fired pot
Results from the Anagama firing Course participants inspecting pots
Results from the Anagama firing Course participants inspecting pots