D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO


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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby JBaymore » May 9th, '13, 17:56

Michael,

Wow! Glad that you made it through that.

That is almost exactly the description of the event that just claimed my father's life (including almost not making it thru the surgery itself). So I know pretty well (from the outside) what you have just gone thru....and know you'ver had a tough go if it, for sure.

Take it slow and her's to a successful recovery.

best,
..................john
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » May 9th, '13, 21:49

JBaymore wrote:Michael,

Wow! Glad that you made it through that.

That is almost exactly the description of the event that just claimed my father's life (including almost not making it thru the surgery itself). So I know pretty well (from the outside) what you have just gone thru....and know you'ver had a tough go if it, for sure.

Take it slow and her's to a successful recovery.

best,
..................john


Thank You John, your words mean a lot to me...As I've said in the abstract, I'm sorry to hear about your father. I can attest, to the fact that these things can come out of the blue to knock you for a loop. I don't really know what else to say to you other than to say also take care of yourself and to give yourself time to successfully recover..

Thanks again,
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Jun 15th, '13, 19:43

Hi all,
Here's today's Chawan from a Firing I did with Phil Cornelius many years ago...It was fired in a gas kiln. Lots of fires in Colorado and no rain in sight. Thanks for looking...

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Chip » Jun 15th, '13, 22:17

Hi Michael, hopefully you are out of harms way ... and of course hopefully rain will come soon.
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Jun 17th, '13, 18:24

Thanks chip, for the moment we are not at direct risk, but we are all suffering from the effects of dense smoke, really bad on the eyes and throat...No Rain in sight. Even the old timers are saying that this level of drought and heat is highly unusual and it's only mid June...

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby bonjiri » Jun 18th, '13, 00:31

michael & family

please be safe

thinking about all of you !

take care
cory & family
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Seeker » Jun 18th, '13, 12:42

Yes - Michael - you and yours please stay safe and well!
I am thinking of you and wishing you well.
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Oct 2nd, '13, 20:18

Hi All,
It's a glorious time of year here high in the San Juan mountains of southwest Colorado...This summer's fires and drought have passed and we eventually had a great monsoon season with many unwanted consequences in the form of dangerous and deadly flash flooding. It's quite something living in an area of such contradictions.

A few works from my firing yesterday...Ash Tenmoku under Nuka fired to ∆10 (2345F) in reduction in my small updraft kiln.

Thanks for looking and I look forward to any comments you care to offer.
Michael

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Muadeeb » Oct 2nd, '13, 20:27

Very nice. Any plans on putting some stuff on Etsy?
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Chip » Oct 2nd, '13, 20:29

+1 on the etsy!

Awesome as always, Michael. Looking forward to seeing moar! :mrgreen:
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Oct 2nd, '13, 20:39

Muadeeb wrote:Very nice. Any plans on putting some stuff on Etsy?


Yes Muadeeb, coming soon...

Thanks for your interest,
Michael
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Oct 2nd, '13, 20:44

Chip wrote:+1 on the etsy!

Awesome as always, Michael. Looking forward to seeing moar! :mrgreen:


Thanks Chip, you are the best...I'm firing another kiln load or two in the next few days and will have lots of stuff to show...

There will be some small, white curved lipped cups...from white stoneware. See I listened...

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby Chip » Oct 2nd, '13, 20:48

GRRRRREAT!
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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Oct 6th, '13, 17:22

My slip cast pieces glazed with satin celadon. I decided to glaze them all the same to embrace the uniformity thing, I think I like them better now...I like them as a group. All of these pieces were fired yesterday in my small kiln...Thanks for looking.

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Re: D. Michael Coffee (shyrabbit) Ceramics in Pagosa Springs, CO

Postby shyrabbit » Oct 15th, '13, 18:12

Hi all,
I'm going to start listing new work in my Etsy shop in the next few days. But in the meantime a few images of what's to come...This white stoneware tea cup was fired in my small updraft gas fired kiln to a temp. of 2345F and is glazed with a rutile crystal glaze and nuka. It measures 1.75" h. x 3.35" w. and holds 75ml.

Many thanks for looking...
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