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Pop Goes the Slip! Charlie and Linda Riggs’ Naked Raku Technique

Posted On February 10, 2014 2 Comments

Naked raku gets its racy name because during the process of firing, the outer shell of slip that was applied falls off revealing the “naked” surface of the pot underneath. Charlie and Linda Riggs get some beautiful results from this technique. Today, in an excerpt from our free download Successful Tips and Techniques for Raku Firing: How to Select Raku Clays, Glazes, Kilns and Combustibles, Charlie and Linda share their technique.

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Tips for Making, Firing, and Finishing Saggars and Saggar Fired Pottery in a Raku Kiln

Posted On August 28, 2013 2 Comments

Charlie and Linda Riggs began experimenting with saggar firing after being disappointed with the results of some of their pit firings. Today, the Riggs share their saggar firing process which they have tweaked and honed over the years. Enjoy!