All that’s left to do on these is cutting the intake holes. I’ll make the remaining 13 when I have a chance to cut more blanks. Now the real work begins – the vessel itself.
by Devin on May 12, 2010
six sigma process.The fire bowls were a really good place to start. They’re small and manageable and helped me work out some kinks in my technique before moving on to the far more difficult outer-wall and chimney. This pile of 37 represents two days of part-time work. They’re what’s left from the 45 blanks I started with. The other 8 fell victim to my novice, generally with applying the bead to the rim. That’s a yield of 82%, but fortunately almost all of the mistakes were in my first dozen. On the last 25, the yield was 96% (I only screwed up on one), and that’s closer to where things should be. I’m not too worried that this isn’t a