Paul Haigh's Profile
Welcome to Wiley Hill Mudworks!
My name is Paul Haigh. I have degrees in chemistry, but burning things is what I really love to do. I live in a log home in NH with my beautiful wife and 3 goofy little dogs.
But you're here about pottery, ya?
I read a quote somewhere that in pottery there are clay people, glaze people and fire people. When all 3 come together, then you have one of the great artists.
I suppose that I'm a fire person. Loading and firing my 40+ cubic foot woodfired kiln is usually a community effort, with several potters taking part in the 3 day process. The kiln is slowly fired to 2370 F, which is hot enough to melt the wood ash produced. The flame and ash do much of the decorating for me, leaving their warm mark and...
- Born on January 31
- Joined January 11, 2009