Wood Fired Ceramics by Bill Perrine (Split-Fire Pottery)

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Postby T-session » Jun 4th, '09, 19:31

:D Hey, it worked !! I need to get ready for my show this weekend, but I want to post another couple things.
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and a lidded container
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and another tea pot
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This is easy... once ya know how.
I don't think this is the same one Aphroditea posted
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Thanks for looking! I'm going to start making more tea ceremony items. I would welcome suggestions and ideas. Thanks, Bill aka T-session... I live on Sessions Hill Road...

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Postby Chip » Jun 4th, '09, 19:46

Aphroditea wrote:
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...very nice indeed. I like the white "twin" as well.

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Postby Chip » Jun 4th, '09, 19:50

T-session wrote:Image

Also reallly nice.....I like this overall shape a bit more perhaps.

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Postby Aphroditea » Jun 4th, '09, 20:12

You got the images working wonderfully! Your ears must have been burning because I was JUST talking to another chatter about how we were rather taken with that particular lidded jar. Also this one:

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both of them are quite lovely!

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Postby iannon » Jun 4th, '09, 20:16

sweet stuff ! i like the soda fired look for sure and that shino too. off topic..not really tea ware but have you ever made any fermentation jugs?

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fermentation jugs and lidded jars

Postby T-session » Jun 4th, '09, 21:01

The lidded jar shows a bit of my love for Asian inspired designs. I designed and built our house and it has a Craftsman style to it, very Asian. Exposed beams on the extended roof rakes and beam work on the barrel arched front entrance roof ... back on subject... I want to show this cute little container that has the "look" on the lid decoration. I'm so proud of myself being able to add pics on here. I'm still a bit computer challenged. But with a little help.... Image.

And iannon mentioned fermentation jugs. What do they require? I drink tea, but I'm a simple green tea lover.

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Postby iannon » Jun 4th, '09, 21:37

well..they arent necessarily for anything tea related really..basically they are just a crock of whatever size..that has kind of a "gutter" where you place the lid (which has a deep downturned rim i guess you could say to fit into the "gutter".. you put water in the "gutter" so when you put the lid on it creates an airtight seal. can be used for anything you want an airtight sea on ;)

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jugs

Postby T-session » Jun 5th, '09, 08:35

Hey iannon,

they sound interesting. What size are they usually? I would imagine... 1/2 gallon to 1 gallon? Probably a wide-ish mouth on them, I had originally thought like a wiskey jug. I've seen the crocks shaped more like a rectangle ( ) with curved sides.

Appreciate your input.
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Postby T-session » Jun 5th, '09, 08:44

Hi all, I also make more ornamental pieces. I love sculpting and I like putting fish, rabbits... different things on top. Here's a couple.
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I was thinking something with tea leaves on top to put tea leaves in as Aphroditea was mentioning.
Sound interesting?

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Postby coloradopu » Jun 5th, '09, 08:55

now we are talking. i love the rabbit.

your work is awesome and i hope the show ends soon so we get more pics.

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Postby T-session » Jun 5th, '09, 09:06

And a couple of tea bowls...
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... as I was posting pics, I saw coloradopu liked the rabbit so...
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Image... a little dark but it might do for now.
bye...

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Postby Zygote » Jun 5th, '09, 09:53

I'm really glad to see you've gotton a handle on posting, I love seeing your work!

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Postby Moss » Jun 5th, '09, 13:27

Love your work. I think the teapots are tremendous. Might have to work out a trade if you're interested?

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Postby Victoria » Jun 5th, '09, 13:47

I love that reclining rabbit. I wish I had a place for it.
So sweet!
Love the Asian style box too.

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Postby geeber1 » Jun 5th, '09, 14:05

Beautiful! I love the colors and shapes of your work, it all looks very restful. I especially like the rabbits!

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