Saturday, November 17, 2007

Barrel Firing Notes

I'm searching for new colors and new effects on my barrel fired pots. This will be barrel firing number three. Here is my first experiment.

No, my pot hasn't grown a beard.

I used #3 steel wool that I cut open and stretched out to wrap around the lower third of this pot.

To help secure the wool in place I used some copper speaker wire that was stripped free from its insulation.