The Zhunan Snake Kiln is the best-preserved traditional kiln still in use in Taiwan. In 2001, the kiln was declared a historic building. Kiln founder Lin Tian-fu and second-generation owners Lin Jui-hwa and Teng Shu-hui have very distinct pottery styles.
Patrice Bongrand's unusual anagama kiln with removable fiber-lined metal lids. France
Cuisson de stage, David Louveau de La Guigneraye, La Borne, FR stoking the kiln
Dragon Kiln Southern Song Imperial Kiln Museum, Hangzhou This the furnace where the main firing was accomplished. Kilns of this type are also called climbing, or snake, kilns. In Japan they are called anagama (cave) kilns. The unfired pots were stacked in saggers (next page) before firing. The kiln is about 40m (131 ft) long by 2m (6.56 ft) wide. It was originally covered, like all kilns, to retain the heat. Working kilns of similar type can be visited today, for example, on Okinawa.
Andre Lacroix lost his studio and perhaps his wood-fired kiln in a fire on Dec. 16. Link here if you want to help him. Quebec, CA