Traditional Kiln

Reference Materials

My traditional kilns, the temperature is 1200 to 1300 cercius, for 8 to 10 days. Conditions inside the kiln vary, depending on the place. Some places promote oxidisation, while other places promote deoxidisation. - It is the past data on Makoto Hatori's traditional firing and it is not done now. -


Kiln_ #1

The film featured here is the record of loading, firing and unloading process, by traditional method from the Makoto Hatori's kiln.


Kiln_ #2

Kiln Plan [pdf, 434.0 kb] Download File, Included in Amedeo Salamoni, Foreword by Jack Troy, Wood-Fired Ceramics: 100 Contemporary Artists, pp.229, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 4880 Lower Vallery Road, Atglen, PA 19310, U.S.A., 2014.

Steps showing building kiln, the photo featured here is the record of building process, done from May to August 1995.

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