Not a whole lot to say here. This is John lighting up the barrel, from the top,
using the torch from my raku kiln.
We figured the barrel would probably burn for about six hours and then take the rest of the night and early morning to cool down.
We had the burn rate about right. About 11pm the fire was going out. But, the pots were still hot the next morning when John pulled them from the ashes. In fact, he said he burned the middle finger out of one glove while removing the pots early Saturday morning.
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