Writing this for my mom.
You won't know me, but I am writing this for my mom, Charlotte Wheat, to let you all know what is happening with her. As many of you know she graduated... Read more
The Semester is almost over and graduation is Saturday!!!!
We unloaded the last glaze kiln of the semester and all the pieces came out just fine. I have finals today and tomorrow so will start packaging and shipping the... Read more
All pieces are glazed and firing..
All reward pieces are now complete and in the final glaze firing. We will unload the kiln on Sunday afternoon. So next week will be a flurry of packing and... Read more
Waiting for the Glaze kiln to be scheduled.
All of the rewards have been made and bisqued fired but we are awaiting the scheduling of the big Gas Kiln in order to do the final glaze firing on... Read more
Time for another update
Well today is my 69th birthday so I thought it was a good time to do an update on our project. I have completed most all of the rewards for... Read more
Where the money went
Here are a couple pics of my son out on the backhoe clearing the ground in preparation for digging up the clay. The money we raised here was used to... Read more
Just thought I would let you know how things are going here at this end. I am busily working away on finishing up the new pieces for your rewards. The... Read more
Well we made it...I have received the survey back from most of you and am busily working on getting your pieces made up in the colors of your choice. As... Read more
WE MADE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
With 56 minutes to go we made our goal.....I am so very very happy...Thank you so much to all my great supporters...I am so excited and looking forward to making... Read more
90 minutes and counting...
We are almost there...only 90 minutes left and we are at 84%...You guys are all fantastic and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your support. ... Read more
So close and yet so far....
Only 7 hours to go and we are at 73% to being fully funded. As an added incentive to try and reach this goal I am adding an addition reward... Read more
ONly 60 hours left to go
Only 60 hours left on our project and we are still aways from being funded. A big thanks to all of you who have supported my efforts here. I am... Read more
only 3 days left
Only 3 days left and we still have 36% to go to be fully funded..I have been working on all the rewards and I have most of the ones pledged... Read more
Cups and bowls
Just wanted to show you some of the cups and bowls I have been working on for your rewards...
Before and After shots.
Just thought I would share with you some before and after images of a jug I made to give you an idea of the changes that take place within the... Read more
a few more pics from the soda kiln
Here are few more pics from the soda kiln we unloaded this morning.
Our Last week
Well this is our last week and we are about 60% of the way to being fully funded. I sure hope we have a great last week and end up... Read more
All the way to cone 10!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tonight we unloaded the soda kiln and the sample of Fiume Rosso clay body that was included in it came through with flying colors....in fact it fired to a deep... Read more
I want to start with a big thank you to all our supporters. We really appreciate all your efforts. Yesterday we tore down and cleaned the big pug mill and... Read more
Video Added and Exciting News
We have added a video to our project that tells a bit about how clay is processed. I also have some exciting news to share about our Fiume Rosso Clay... Read more
Sometimes I do dumb things!
When I set up this project I didn't think about what it would cost to ship even a small ceramic item. As it turns out the minimum shipping will be... Read more
Off to a Great Start
Well this is the first morning of our launch and already we have 3 backers so we are off to a really great start. I just want to take a... Read more