My studio in the garden houses an electric kiln, throwing wheel, sink, shelves and glazes.
All the stages work around the same small area and therefore production has to be conducted in series starting with a batch of throwing which is then dried and turned. It is then ready for the first bisc firing. 
During firing, it is not possible to use the studio for a whole day as it takes about twelve hours to reach the very high temperatures and then about the same time to cool down enough for opening up. After this first firing the pieces are then applied with glaze, dried for another day and then fired again into the finished product.
The pieces are then checked and have their bases smoothed down. 

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