Me and Emily brought home an exciting new member of our family this weekend. We bought a tractor!!! We are still deciding on a name but the tractor has already started helping us get things done.
It’s a sweet little Kubota B2150. It’s got a loader, and we got a box blade and a bush hog in the deal. It’s highly maneuverable around the land, which is key. And it’s got a hydastatic transmission which is definitely easier to drive than the shuttle shift that I grew up on.
It’s not quite as big of a deal as when we bought a house together… but it a very close second. I guess things are getting pretty serious between us.
#tractor! #landproject #chopwoodcarrywater #flowerfarm #woodfiredpottery #woodfiredceramics

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The new electric kiln “room” at the land project is finally rounding into form. Hopefully we will be running wires by next week… it’s not like deadlines are looming in the future or anything.
Now to put the siding on.
#noresttilljune #nosleeptillbrooklyn #woodfiredceramics #ceramics #kiln #kilns #landproject

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Excited to get my new Logbook in the mail today. It’s an exciting issued devoted entirely to North Carolina potters in advance of the upcoming @woodfirenc conference this summer. Check out WoodfireNC.org for all the details.
#woodfirenc #woodfiredpottery #pottery #kilns #kiln #ceramics #woodfiredceramics #logbookwoodfire

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Registration is open for WoodfireNC and the regional pre-conferences at WoodfireNC.com

We’ve been working hard to put together the best conference possible. Check it out and see what you think. We would love for you to come.
We are having a really exciting pre-conference up here in the mountains as well, June 1st-7th. We are firing 9 different kilns at 7 sites. Plus lots of exhibitions, demonstrations, studio tours, and parties.
This whole thing has been a ton of work and the best reward I could ask for is to share in a joyous celebration with all my friends… so ya’ll come on and get signed up!!! With @woodfirenc @williambakerpottery @bandanapottery @hollomoncookceramics @micahmakespots @alixb.alixb @joeymakespots @mattwegleitner @akirasatake @joytannerpottery @shanemickeypottery @stephensonwoodfiredpottery @willdickertceramics @ericknochestudio @perryhaasceramics @davidpetersceramics @ridgelinepottery @jkhappenings @kevin_lips @tomalward @courtneymartinpotter @sedberrypottery @dian.magie @spistudios
#woodfirenc #woodfiredceramics #apotterslife #woodkiln #woodfire #ceramics #pottery #woodfiredpottery #kiln #kilns

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Rough draft of the WNC pre-conference. 7 days of firings, demos, exhibitions, tours, and parties… I heard a rumor that @akirasatake will be giving a banjo concert. I guess you’ll just have to come see for yourself.
Stay tuned for registration and more information at woodfirenc.com
And @woodfirenc
#woodfirenc #woodfiredceramics #woodfiredpottery #woodkiln #apotterslife

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Great meeting today for the WNC pre-conference to the @woodfirenc international Woodfire conference.
We have a great group and will be offering a lot of different firings, exhibitions, demonstrations, tours, parties and much more.
The woodfirenc.com website will be launching soon with all the information and accepting registration. So stay tuned.
It’s a big undertaking but it’s all coming together…I mean, we made a schedule on a white board ya’ll.
With @williambakerpottery @mattwegleitner @willdickertceramics @hollomoncookceramics @shanemickeypottery @joeymakespots @bandanapottery @stephensonwoodfiredpottery @akirasatake @micahmakespots @courtneymartinpotter @spistudios @ericknochestudio
#woodfirenc #woodfiredceramics #ceramics #wncwoodfire

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