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At last the kiln elements have been replaced; the old ones are so brittle in places that they just crumble.

1 elementalFirst biscuit firing.  Here we go.

2 onMeantime I was glazing assorted pots.  You wouldn’t think that these dusty coatings could develop into anything colourful.

3 glazeHandling glaze at 3° C is a painful experience.  Pots sat on the gradually heating kiln gain a little adventitious warmth, which helps the icy fingers.

4 warmingOut come the biscuit-fired pots; in goes the dried glazed ware.

5 stackThe kiln reached its target temperature and didn’t fail or trip out the electrics.  A moment of truth comes tomorrow when the chamber is cool enough to open.  What will the glazes have done?

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