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Joseph Fireborn

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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to oldlady in I thought about all of you fine people today so I figured I would come say hello and   
    me, three!   hope all the folks around you are well and that you are happy.
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    Joseph Fireborn got a reaction from Min in Firing some test tiles to get kiln back in action. Somewhere along the last 2 years I   
    So I got very lucky and this firing was pretty much perfect. 
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to oldlady in Firing some test tiles to get kiln back in action. Somewhere along the last 2 years I   
    oh, don't worry, joseph, your notes will turn up about 10 minutes after you unload the kiln.
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Min in Firing some test tiles to get kiln back in action. Somewhere along the last 2 years I   
    Have to admit I've made that mistake more than once. 
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    Joseph Fireborn got a reaction from Roberta12 in Finally maybe at last back to pottery now that my youngest is 8 months old. Life is c   
    My son will be walking next month for sure. He is already standing up on his own and balancing!
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Denice in Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all you wonderful people.   
    Happy holidays to everyone.   Denice
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Mark C. in Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all you wonderful people.   
    yes happy holidaze
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Min in Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all you wonderful people.   
    Right back at you and your family Joseph!
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to oldlady in Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all you wonderful people.   
    and to you, joseph.   just found and re-read the Hydria challenge in 2015.  your entry was great, what did you do with it?
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to High Bridge Pottery in Found a house with space for a studio. Been a long 3-4 years with little to no potter   
    Both I mean the reduction kiln is still a massive WIP so that will probably be on the back burner. Saying that so is my electric kiln controller. The only kiln that wasn't bodged by me needs a bit more juice so once I get that sorted it will be easy electric firings. 
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Gabby in Working on a soft blue glaze today to celebrate the gender of my baby on the way. I t   
    Congratulations. So much to look forward to.
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    Joseph Fireborn got a reaction from Min in Working on a soft blue glaze today to celebrate the gender of my baby on the way. I t   
    October 16th. Yea I guess this is how potters do the gender reveal lol? I don't really know. I just felt like making a nice satin blue glaze to go with my work. Got like 40 tiles in the kiln right now and some nuka test with wood ash.
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Min in Working on a soft blue glaze today to celebrate the gender of my baby on the way. I t   
    Nearly 8 years and all good.
    So this is how potters do a gender reveal? perfect! When is the little guy due?
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Min in Working on a soft blue glaze today to celebrate the gender of my baby on the way. I t   
    CONGRATULATIONS Joseph!!!! Excellent news!!!! This makes 2 boys? 
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to oldlady in Working on a soft blue glaze today to celebrate the gender of my baby on the way. I t   
    wish all of you the very best!  
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    Joseph Fireborn got a reaction from Benzine in That moment you have been making jars with a gallery and also a lid inner gallery tha   
    Yes! I single-fire a good bit of work. Sometimes I bisque and sometimes I single fire it just depends. It would have been fine if I had turned on my preheat. Haha.
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Benzine in That moment you have been making jars with a gallery and also a lid inner gallery tha   
    Single firing, I take it? 
    I have neither the skill nor disposition to attempt that...  I have had some of my students, make that decision for me though.  Thus far, it has been on wares, that I didn't stack...
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    Joseph Fireborn reacted to Mark C. in That moment you have been making jars with a gallery and also a lid inner gallery tha   
    Lucky dog is right-almost a real large disaster -hey if it easy everyone woiuld be doing it
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    Joseph Fireborn got a reaction from oldlady in That moment you have been making jars with a gallery and also a lid inner gallery tha   
    I just finished cleaning it. L&L so nice. A pocket knife to lift the elements up slightly and vacuum under them and it took me about 30 minutes to make it look brand spanking new again. But yes. I am very lucky. It would have destroyed my kiln. There were shards of clay covered in glaze everywhere. I would have had to replace tons of bricks, element holders and elements. I am very fortunate today!
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    Joseph Fireborn got a reaction from GiselleNo5 in What happens when you work like a maniac and then go on a trip for a week and eat jun   
    I learned to avoid this a while ago. Now when my wife takes off say 5 days from work. We schedule a 3 day vacation and rest 2 days at home after the 3 day beach trip. The go go go of vacation can wear you out. Particularly with kids! Hope you get feeling better@!
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