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September 2012 - Posts

Unpacking the kiln
After waiting a day and a half for the kiln to cool down, the artists were anxious to dismantle the door and see the results. Yary Livan unloading the wares which are still warm to touch. Pottery in the ware chamber. Kang Proeung taking inventory after Read More...
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Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 9:34 PM by rackm | 1 Comments
First Firing
Coals glow in the primary fire box as the temperature rises. Kang Proeung rakes the coals in the primary fire box. Yary Livan clears some coals. Yary loading wood. We will use about one cord. Students from several colleges came to observe, including Middlesex, Read More...
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Posted: Sunday, September 23, 2012 10:37 PM by rackm | 1 Comments
Raising the chimney, installing the doors
Mr. Proeung, working into the evening to raise the chimney. Through the roof. Yary surveys the scene from above. It's busy on the site. The metal roof is now in place; the final chimney work is in progress and the welder is installing the fire box Read More...
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Posted: Saturday, September 15, 2012 1:08 PM by rackm | 1 Comments
The kiln is nearly complete
The kiln is complete except for the chimney which isn't quite at 6 meters, its full height. Plus, the fire box door is being welded off site. The artists have been at work creating pottery and sculpture for the first firing. Mr. Proeung is carving Read More...
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Posted: Saturday, September 01, 2012 11:04 PM by rackm | 3 Comments