So my buddy & I just finished the last of these urns.  They are for a certain building over in Fort Collins, Colorado. They ordered 10 of them total.  We ended up making 19 total when all was said and done & delivered. We had breakage issues and a few glaze issues that we had to work through. In the beginning I was helping throw sections, but in the end I just helped get the clay wedged and took the torch to the sections and then I fired them & glazed them.  Just glad it's all done.  The large ones took 3 bags of clay each and let me tell you, that's not fun to get in & out of a kiln.  In fact to bisque each one, I had to dis-assemble the rings, put the urn on the base & then re-stack the rings back on. Luckily, I could just lift the pots in for the glaze firing, although it ain't easy lifting a pot that big into the kiln w/o messing the glaze up.  A bell lift kiln would've sure come in handy!! Oh well, maybe next time......  jhp

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