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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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‘Anagamania’ -14- 穴窯築き : Anagama Design 小さな窯 Mini-gama

I have a few pyromaniac friends whom I haven’t met yet, but I feel like having close friends who have been trying something very similar to achieve. Not many potters are brave enough to talk about a failed wood-firing. Here’s … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -13- 穴窯築き : Anagama Design デザインの選択

Through Facebook, I made a new distant pyromaniac friend. He is Joe Bruhin who has been making his Iga type pots in Arkansas (USA) and I am showing here what he wrote me. Hello Gas, thanks so much for your … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -12- 穴窯築き : Progress So Far 構築の過程

I took time with my progress of my latest Anagama ‘Moby’ as I work alone in the woods. A big soft candle flame wrapped with heavy hard bricks It was my simple Anagama concept but it was not easy in … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -10- 穴窯築き : About Anagama Design

Designing Anagama is quite tricky as all wood-firers have different ideals of their kilns. It all depends on what kind of pottery a potter would like to make in the end. If you would want good wood-firings quickly and economically, … Continue reading

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‘Anagamania’ -9- 穴窯築き : The Anagama Former

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Once the former for the new kiln (Anagama) has been done, a visible change of Anagama ‘Moby’ made me feel satisfied. I am happy with my new kiln design. All patient preparations I have done, started taking shape. I know … Continue reading

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