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Kobayashi San

Kobayashi San

Kobayashi San came all the way from Japan to help us fire the kiln. Here he's feeding some wood in through the upper door as John tries to steal a glimpse of what's going on inside.
11 imagesPosted on: 2002-06-23
Unloading the kilnUnloading the kiln
Loading the kilnLoading the kiln
Feeding the fireFeeding the fire
Kobayashi SanKobayashi San
Searing heatSearing heat
Bursting into flameBursting into flame
PeekingPeeking
Fired potsFired pots
SidestokingSidestoking
Shoveling the okeeShoveling the okee