Wadding, Kitty Litter & More

Another step I learned this year regarding doing a wood fire kiln is wadding. img_60221

Little peces of wadding are placed on the bottom of each pottery piece to allow the piece to stand slightly above the shelves.

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The small space below each piece, created by the pieces of wadding, helps the flow of the fire, ash and air to circulate better in the kiln.

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Photo courtesy of Beth Genung

Each wadding piece is made of clay and kitty litter!   Meow.

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We Periscope’d portions of the wood firing. Follow PottersofPeriscope to catch live action (https://www.periscope.tv/), but use the iOs or Android App if you can (less complicated).

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