Monthly Archives: January 2011

‘Anagamania’ -2- 穴窯築き : Idea of Mediæval Anagama 中世穴窯のアイデア

I received a couple of e-mails from Chris Drobnock in Pennsylvania, USA. He is a keen young potter with a passion for wood-firing. He made very good points about my kind of Anagama. So I decided to show his emails … Continue reading

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Beauty of Old Pottery ① – Mediæval Vessels 中世古陶 –

I have been filing Japanese pottery images on my PC in my spare time. Since my silly old computer packed up and trapped a few thousand images in it, I had to go back to my reference books. Some books … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -1- 穴窯築き : Anagama Project 2011

I will return and resume my latest Anagama building in the wood near Tring (Hertfordshire U.K.) as soon as I feel spring in the air. And now I have a good Trans-Atlantic companion. Trevor Youngberg who works in Woodbridge (Connecticut … Continue reading

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A Happy New Year 2011 兎年おめでとう!!

A Happy New Year of the Hare (or Rabbit) Everyone! This is my first post for the New Year. Since cold winter snow and rain didn’t permit me working in the wood, I felt like I have been in hibernation, … Continue reading

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