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Feb 5, 2019

Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have a lecture from John Neely about the evolution of the Train Kiln. Neely developed this unique style of wood burning kiln to achieve similar aesthetics to Japanese Anagama. Neely’s design however is easier to build and more environmentally friendly, generating heavy ash surfaces using less wood and man power than a tube kiln. Neely is a Professor of Art at Utah State University. For more information on John visit The lecture was given at the Cultural Confluence Wood Fire Symposium, held in Helena, MT in October 2018.


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