Ok. It’s back to basics. I am attempting to use a furnace based upon a roman furnace dug up in England. The glass that I am going to use will be the stuff i have spent all semester making – some batch (dry ingredients) and another cullet (pre-made glass in pellet form). It’s about trying to understand the furnace and how it burns and fires.
Everyone is more than welcome to pop out anytime, and get as dirty helping as they want - there’s going to be a lot of stoking the fire, and watching it burn.
it's BYO and good fun. i;ll be there even if it rains.
The basic timetable:
monday midday - start fire, load furnace with glass, collect more wood.
dusk - begin blowing - finish when the glass ( or wood) runs out (maybe 9ish)
For those that don't know where Crossroads site is: from Canberra take the barton hwy and head to yass. Take the Sydney exit and once on the hume it's ~9km to the turnoff, Sheldricks lane. Turn left over the cattle grid and follow the old road back down the hill. Turn into crossroad's site where the gate and yellow sign are. Drive slowly down the dirt track toward the hall. We'll be near the clock tower.
yeah i know what late notice this is.