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pit firing and weather

updated thu 18 jul 02


Leland G. Hall on wed 17 jul 02

Hi. Ive done a lot of pit fireing, and unless you expect an absolute
monsoon, I'd probably do no more than a bit of trenching around the
perimeter of the pit to keep the run off out. Hurrying the cooling sure
could result in a bunch of cracked pots. (that depends somewhat on how well
made they are though) good luck, and let us know how they turn out!

Leland Hall
Before The Wheel Enterprises
La Pine Oregon, Where I still haven't gathered the courage for a second
try at the huge raku tryptich with my new paper clay. Just throwing and