Raku firing for BoS

Here are a few pictures from Sunday’s Raku firing at BoS, taken on my iPad:

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A new piece of sculpture starts to take form in Richard’s hands. Can you tell what it is yet?

 

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Glazed pieces, ready to go into the kiln.

 

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Kiln has just been opened; the temperature is 1000 degrees C.

 

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Removing fired pieces from the kiln; tongs and gloves are essential for safety.