Rare Earth Pottery

Functional and sculptural raku and wood-fired works in clay

Wood-firing: Our Process

For a look at our wood-firing process in action, view this video of one of our wood kiln firings:

Into the Fire from David Molyneaux on Vimeo.

Many thanks to David Molyneaux for creating this video!


Kiln Building for wood-firing

Building our wood-fire kiln was a huge but rewarding project. Here are some images of the building and firing processes.

Kiln building process

Kiln building process, wood-fired kiln and kiln area images

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