Pre Conference Tentative Schedule

September 26 - October 4, 2016

Monday, September 26
9:00 a.m.
Participant’s Orientation and set firing schedules
10:00 a.m. Begin prep work for firing
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Begin to load first wood kilns
Tuesday, September 27
9:00 a.m.
Begin to load Anagama and Tube and Mini Train
2:00 p.m. Begin to fire Mini Train (24 hours)
10:00 p.m. Hour 24 of Train
Wednesday, September 28
9:00 a.m.
Finish Loading Anagama (86 hours) and Tube (72 hour)
10:00 a.m. Hour 36 of Train
1:00 p.m. Begin to load Wood/Salt Kiln
2:00 p.m. Complete Mini Train
6:30 p.m. Artist’s Demonstrations
7:00 p.m. Begin to Fire Anagama and Tube Kilns
8:00 p.m. Pre-heat wood/salt
10:00 p.m. Hour 48 begin to reduction cool train
Thursday, September 29
6:00 a.m.
Complete reduction cool of train
7:00 a.m. Hour 12 Anagama and Tube
8:00 a.m. Hour 12 Wood/Salt
9:30 a.m. Artist’s Demonstrations
4:00 p.m. Unload Mini Train
6:00 p.m. Re-load Mini Train?
7:00 p.m. Hour 24 Anagama and Tube
8:00 p.m. Hour 24 Wood/Salt
9:00 p.m. Begin Second Mini Train Firing
Friday, September 30
7:00 a.m. Hour 36 Anagama and Tube
8:00 a.m. Hour 36 Wood/Salt
7:00 p.m. Hour 48 Anagama and Tube
8:00 p.m. Complete Wood/Salt Hour 48
9:00 p.m. Complete Second Mini Train
Saturday, October 1
7:00 a.m. Hour 60 Anagama and Tube
6:00 p.m. Unload Train (60 hours cooling)
7:00 p.m. Hour 72 Anagama (Begin to down fire) Complete Tube
8:00 p.m. Reload Train
Sunday, October 2
7:00 a.m. Begin Second Firing Train
2:00 p.m. Unload Second Mini Train
7:00 p.m. Complete Anagama Hour 86
10:00 p.m. Hour 24 of Second Train
Monday, October 3
7:00 a.m. Hour 24 of Second Train
12:30 - 3:15 p.m. Artist’s Demonstrations
6:30 - 9:15 p.m. Artist’s Demonstrations
Tuesday, October 4
7:00 a.m. Hour 48 of Second Train
9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Artist’s Demonstrations
2:00 p.m. Unload Wood/Salt
7:00 p.m. Hour 72 of Tube Cooling (unload Wed?)

More Info.

Doug Jeppesen
Associate Professor of Art/Ceramics
(630) 466-7900, ext. 2505
ceramics@waubonsee.edu