Earth, Air, Fire, Water

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Still burning after all these years
The 128th firing of the Noborigama Kiln at Woolman
Friday October 27-Sunday October 29
Woolman is blessed with one of the most amazing wood fired kilns in America. It is called a Noborigama kiln or "climbing kiln" which dates back to 17th century Japan. It is a six-chambered kiln, each chamber using the residual heat of the chamber below it. Should all six chambers be loaded, it would use up to five cords of wood split to a diameter of one inch and hold as many as 3000 pieces of pottery!​
​Potters of all ages are invited to come learn about the history of the unique climbing kiln design of the oldest Noborigama kiln in the United States and to help load it for its 128th firing.
$60 to participate in this event which includes tent camping fee's for 2 overnight stays here on central campus.
Book one of Sierra Friend Centers rustic and cozy cabins for an additional $30 per person per night.
Bring a plate, cup, utensils, and food for yourself and  delicious dishes to contribute to community potlucks.
​To reserve a cabin please contact our operations manager Laura Carroll at
October 27th, 2017 2:00 PM   through   October 29th, 2017 12:00 PM
13075 Woolman Lane
Nevada City, CA 95959
United States

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Phone: 530-273-3183  ext. 13
Fee $ 60.00

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