Today’s post was going to be about my recent excursions to Copenhagen and Louisiana, but my kiln is ready to be unloaded, so I’m going to go do that instead!
I used every available shelf for this kiln. Then I used shelves for the wood kiln. There ended up being about 1/2 cone difference between the top and bottom.
Checking the translucency!
Another cup – view 1
Here’s a preview for tomorrow’s post:
With the help of a very nice woman in the casting concrete class, I raised my tiles off the floor into a vertical position this evening. It was SCARY! Next time I’m laying them all out on a piece of plywood or sheetrock that can just be tilted into position and then removed after the hanging wires are in place. I did it the stupid way, by lifting it from the support rods on the back one section at a time, about 6″-1′ at a time, then readusting the line connecting it to the steel cables above. It was slow and there were lots of bad noises, but it worked, so I’m really happy. I’m pleased with how they look in the space. I was originally going to pull the tip of the triangle back toward the far wall so that the entire piece is at a slant, but I decided to wait to do that for a few days and think about it “as is” for right now. Here are some pictures – I’d love to hear what you think about it. The tentative title is, “This far you may come…”
Here I am, sewing tiles together with wire. Good times. Right now I'm thinking, "Why, why, why did I come up with this idea? And why did I decide to act on it?"
Each tile only needed to be stitched together in 8 places... (there are 137 tiles total).
"This far you may come..."
Off to bed! Good night!