Kilner: Japanese Kiln Diagrams

I have owned The Japanese Pottery Handbook for many many years. Illustrated by Lucy Kitto it is a charming volume. It has the simplest and best summary of Japanese kilns I have seen. Take a gander.

Japanese Kilns-086Japanese Kilns-088Japanese Kilns-089Japanese Kilns-090Japanese Kilns-091

Kiln(er): Kilns are often overlooked and certainly lack an online presence. They are a fundamental and endlessly interesting bit of the ceramic process. Thus under β€œkilner” (what I am affectionately referred to by a friend and what really perhaps all ceramists could be aptly called) we will explore the wonderful back breaking, hair singeing world of kilns.

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