I have been wanting to do a pit fire YEARS, and I am finally getting it done.
Folks from the MERA Pottery created one or two pieces each from: Tuckers brown (^6) or white (^10) sculptural Clay.
Some are covered with Terra Sig. and or Terra Sig. mixed with Mica Power, found by local prospectors – Moses and Deb.
All but the fox were bisque fired to cone 018.
I built the pit kiln in our back yard, open shelter, designed to use for making maple syrup in the spring, and doing pit and raku firing other times in the year. The shed was finally finished late last fall, and we had our first maple syrup season in it this spring.
First I gathered the materials to burn in the pit fire:
The Pit Fire is happening Monday. So stay tuned.