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Tea bowl

Koichi Ohara

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Made of the oldest klin in Japan

This is made by this huge wood fired kiln. This style hasn't changed for more than 1000 years.

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From Soil

Pulverize the soil first, dry in the sun.

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The temperature has to reach 1200 degrees Celsius or 2200 degrees Fahrenheit. And he maintains the temperature for almost 2 days. 40 hours. Non-stop. No sleep. No automation.

Pottery Making#1 "Kneading / Molding / Glazing"

Pottery Making#2 "Wood fired Kiln"

Pottery Making#3 "Open the Kiln" , #4 "Finishing"