Firing, firing

This process was so exiting, using my kiln for the first time!!
And of course learning on the way how to load it better..
This series of photos were very helpful
on the process, because I could see what was on the first self with out dismounting the second self.

Here you can see the process of how you have to place the first self one inch above the floor of the kiln.

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I have a couple of bad options too, making me reload the kiln again..
And making the decision to have more firings instead of so many pieces on top of each other.

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Being the bisque firing a total success I passed to do the glaze firing. This time I had tons of pots to glaze and just by brush no dipping because my glazes are low fire. So I asked my son to be my assistant for a while. He was very helpful doing lots of work.

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This loading is even more important than loading for bisque because the pieces can not be touching at all, they will have a glaze on them that will be melting becoming glass.

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Surprise!!
So happy to see the results, now I know it works!! And I can do it as many times as I want!!

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