Wood fired test samples. Made in the Medalta kiln in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.
From Robert Self. This firing went past cone 13. The body is Laguna Speckstone.
Fired to cone 13 in a Manabigama wood fired kiln.
Made by Robert Self. This is Laguna White Stoneware body fired to cone 13 in a Manabigama wood fired kiln.
All types of ceramic are fired in a kiln to cement particles together to produce a hard and water and temperature resistant product.
A visual effect that occurs in wood and salt firing of ceramic ware. Many potters value the effect and use special materials and firing methods to enhance it.