Monday, June 22, 2009

Upgrading the Command Center

I decided it was time to alter the setup around the wheel. I need tools to be closer while I'm throwing. Until today, if I needed a tool while throwing, I would have to get up and walk over to the shelves on the north wall of the studio. Well, no longer! I added space for tools:

I have various tools on the left

...and wooden, metal, and plastic ribs, as well as sponges on the right

For the past eight weeks I have been taking an Advanced Throwing course at Atlantic Pottery in Jacksonville. It's been a great experience. This Wednesday is the 'Pickup Party'. The last regular class was two weeks ago and we glazed all the pieces we made in class. They have been fired and we get to take them home this week.

I have one more load to bisque in the electric kiln before the inaugural firing of the new gas kiln. I plan to bisque fire mid-next week and then fire the gas kiln a week from this Sunday.

It's been a while since I've posted and I apologize. Things have been busy lately but I promise to do a better job in the future.

Thanks for visiting!