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Backyard Adobe Kiln part II – The Results

As previously mentioned, I built a kiln out of adobe bricks that I made in my backyard. See my other post to see how. After that, I wanted to make some test pots. I found a couple sources of clay. The first was a narrow band of yellow clay that…

Making a Backyard Kiln for my Backyard Pottery

In my earlier post on Making Primitive Pottery in my Backyard, I used clay I had dug from my yard and fired it in a pit. While all well and good, I wanted to see if I could do better. So I decided to make a kiln. I had also…

Building a Cradle for a Doll

I need to build a cradle for a doll. Looking at plans online I have found that they range anywhere from super ornate to very simple, or vintage This one has a roof in case you leave your baby in the rain. I think I like this next style the…