The kiln shelves are full of pottery and the door is bricked up in anticipation of the final winter firing. The first flame will be lit in the early predawn hours, and the firing will continue until mid afternoon.
Middlesex Community College students are applying glazes to their artwork, preparing it to be transfered to the wood fire kiln.
The art work lines up to wait its turn to be loaded in the kiln.
Kiln master Yary Livan surveys the wares before loading. It's like a big puzzle, and takes hours to acheive.
The view inside the chamber after firing. The pottery is still warm even days later.
The National Park has reopened, and we are able to fire the kiln again. We will be loading on Friday and firing on Saturday. Visitors are most welcome to come watch and participate.