Tag Archives: Kevin Crowe

Scaling Up

When I built my first chamber kiln, I couldn’t afford shelves for the top half of the second chamber. Realizing I had to fill those 3 feet, I began the long process of learning to make large pots. In the … Continue reading

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Mix it up

As our kiln crew has morphed from a primarily middle-aged team to a younger group, I’ve given a lot of thought to the demographic of kiln crews and workshop participants.  Over the years I’ve found the firings and workshops I’ve led … Continue reading

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Ten Years, Twenty Firings, No Relief in Sight

We shut the door on the 20th firing of the Kawazu kiln here at Tye River. Perfect weather, gourmet food and hard work, good-humored crew. The morning after the firing I sat with the kiln, a bowl of tea, taking … Continue reading

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May 18, 2011

We live in rural Nelson County, Virginia – a community with a tradition of support when one of the many faces of trouble knocks at the door. Six months ago, a close friend was diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer.The … Continue reading

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