It was a big weekend with the amazing telehandler machine!!!
We moved 6 very heavy loads of bricks to 3 different sites. The last of the firebricks from last years East Fork Kiln tear down.
Since there is no wood kiln there anymore, I moved all the kiln wood that East Fork had prepared to my land for future firings!!! 3 loads like this in total. It’s a lot of wood.
Thanks to the folks at @eastforkpottery for making this resource available to the community. It’s good to see it go to new homes, and I’m glad that this wood is going to get melted into glaze… as it was always intended for.
Also if folks are interested in what will become of the Old East Fork Pottery, my friend @marjoriedial bought it and is making a residency program. Check out @township10
It’s really the best thing that could have happened in my opinion (other than East Fork staying in Madison County that is!) Look for 3 new wood kilns being built out of these bricks in the future. With @candicehensley @nicklistoceramics @merryfarmpottery
#woodkiln #woodprep #apotterslife

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Just a reminder that this is the last week to register early for my class at Arrowmont, June 30th till July 13th.
If you register by February 1st your 50$ registration fee will be waved.
Go to Arrowmont.org for all the details.
And check out @arrowmont_school
#teachingatarrowmont #arrowmont_school #arrowmont #joshcopus #woodfiredceramics #pottery #wildclay #woodkiln

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Shapes drying in the sun.
We’ve fired 3 kilns so far during the Cultural Confluence Symposium with a 4th one being loaded tomorrow. It’s been a wonderful 2 weeks here at the Bray.
@culturalconfluencewoodfire @archie_bray
#culturalconfluence2018 #culturalconfluencewoodfire #shapes #woodkiln #woodfiredceramics

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Perry Haas an I loaded the train kiln today at the Archie Bray as a part of the Cultural Confluence Symposium.
Perry is pretty much the best.
We crushed it together.
Glad to be a part of the team with Perry and so many other amazing artists.
With @perryhaasceramics
@archie_bray @culturalconfluencewoodfire
#trainkiln #culturalconfluencewoodfire #culturalconfluence2018 #woodkiln #woodfiredceramics

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The anagrams is loaded and lit here at the Archie Bray. The first of 4 kilns to be fired during the Cultural Confluence Symposium. Thanks to our kiln leaders @cobbartandecology and @artistpotter for making it happen and @shikamaru.t for making the image.
With @archie_bray and @culturalconfluencewoodfire
#culturalconfluence2018 #culturalconfluencewoodfire #apotterslife #woodfire #woodkiln #wildclay #woodfiredceramics #pottery

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Charcoal introduction in the second chamber.
We just finished up a really smooth three day burn.
I’m grateful to have such a spectacular crew. It makes it all worthwhile to do it together.
With @mattwegleitner @micahmakespots @kristeneasters @gillandotypottery @juliecantwellceramics @t.glosby @nicklistoceramics
#woodfiredpottery #woodfiredceramics #woodkiln #woodfiredkiln

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