My pottery from 1991

I was cleaning the garage and found a box full of old pottery of mine.  Here are some from 1991. Two years into my production pottery.

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Can’t decide

Last time I move the studio, I declared I would quit the pottery rather than moving the studio again. Now I am seriously considering the home studio.  This hot summer was really hard on my body. Home studio has lots of advantages, saving rents, travel times and gas, more control over the drying process, not… Continue reading Can’t decide

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September already

I had the Clothesline Festival last weekend, that concluded the busy summer show season. This was the hardest summer ever.  I had two shows cancelled or suspended due to the wind storm.  At the Clothesline Festival, the organizer announced that the 60 mph winds are approaching in 20 minutes, and advise to close up the… Continue reading September already

Picture from a customer

I am always curious how my pottery is used.  Here is very good looking breakfast.    

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Niagara falls

Visited the Niagara falls a week ago. I have visited the falls over twenty times as most of Japanese guests wanted to go.  This is my second time spending on American side.  It lacks the fill view of the Canadian fall from the America side, but you can really get close to the American falls… Continue reading Niagara falls

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Hot summer

My studio is on the top floor (4th floor) of old brick building facing south.  Every summer, the studio got hot after 3PM, baked through the window and the roof.  This year, the summer has been just HOT. I finally got an air conditioner, 80,000BTU.  I wanted 100,000 BTU, but was too heavy to move… Continue reading Hot summer

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Plate setter

I got the plate setters, to save some space in the kiln. I hate to use them in the front row of the kiln, where does not get good pull at some stage of firing and choke up the kiln.  So it leaves me to middle or back of the kiln.  It does save the space… Continue reading Plate setter

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Red worms

The red worm composting started a month ago, turned unexpected problem.  Somehow hundreds of small flying bugs hatched in the bin.  Google searches suggested the red-vinegar trap for the fruit flies.  It did not catch any.  Anyway, I picked up all red worms one by one, and restarted the bin today.  I can’t find 250… Continue reading Red worms

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Two shows

                          100 American Craftsmen and Allentown Art Festival are behind me.  There were many people despite the rain in one of the festival days. Next up, the Western New York Pottery Festival.         (18″Wx20″Dx6.5″H) I had this piece for the… Continue reading Two shows

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