I started the model this afternoon and after forming the flat slab, no tools have been used yet to this stage, just fingertips and fingernails. I have to wait on a couple of details which will likely be placed temporarily … Continue reading

Lee Plaza lion model

With the original model completely dried out yesterday, I decided to go ahead and fire him in the kiln, so last night I programmed a new sequence with longer/slower heating rates, giving the model 9 hours @ 195ยบ to make … Continue reading


Here’s what the shattered panel I posted about that had damage in the kiln looks like, there’s so many tiny fragments that I determined in about 10 minutes of trying to see if it can be repaired to some extent … Continue reading

Kiln stuff

Oops, guess that panel didn’t work well, it was completely destroyed, turned out it was the raku clay and all the other models that had been fired were a different clay. The raku clay should have been better that the … Continue reading