Category Archives: kiln-building (kamatsuki)

‘Anagamania’ -25- 穴窯図:Anagama Project News latest (summer 2015)

– MINI_ANAGAMA WORKSHOP – for Intwernational Ceramics Festival in Wales 21st June ~ 5th July – Aberystwyth Art Centre, Aberystwyth, Wales 15 days workshop – the limited tickets for applicants can be booked [booking is ready now with the officials … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -23- 夏の穴窯築き:Anagama Projects (summer 2015)

I am going to be rather busy with 2 Anagama projects in summer this year. The first project is with the International Ceramics Festival 3rd-5th July in Aberystwyth as the festival committee asked me to build (a) mini-Anagama for this … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -20- 捨間 – ‘Sutema’ (Wasting Chamber) –

Although I kept basic design of kiln shape, my latest anagama ‘Moby’ has several minor changes in details from the kilns I built previously. Until now, I haven’t shown my ‘Moby’s Sutema’ 捨間. It was done a while ago. The … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -19- 森で冬期作陶 – No Winter Hibernation –

After completing my Anagama ‘Moby’ this summer, I have been trying to concetrate on potting at my open-air studio in the woods. Now it is time for me to prove my ‘Moby’ is almost perfect for reproducing beauty of Japanese … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -17- 穴窯 白鯨 – Anagama ’MOBY’ Completed

Yes, finally on the last day of July 2014, my anagama ‘Moby 白鯨’ was completed. When I started thinking about this project a few years ago, I had a few things I wanted to achieve, 1. – Building anagama which … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -16- 穴窯独り焚き Anagama Firing in Solitude

Recently I received a few messages from Australia. (Gas) Hello Gas.I enjoy keeping an eye on your anagama adventures. Thanks for that. I’ve recently buit my own anagama and will be firing it for the second time in a couple … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -15- 穴窯築き : 小さな窯 (2) Mini-Anagama Completed

Sim Taylor was extremely kind to send me the images of his “Chiisana Kama” (mini-anagama) designed and constructed by himself, which has just been completed. (Gas) Dear Gas, Anagama Complete. Sutema constructed, front and rear checkers cut and positioned and … Continue reading

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