Friday, May 11, 2012

Slab Building

When we were in Japan we saw no slab building techniques that were anything like those that I had developed. These salt herring pots that we saw at Aizu Hongo were the closest but were assembled using wooden formers to hold the sides together during the joining process. The slab bottle shapes we saw were press molded in two parts and then joined along the diagonal edges as was this lovely little bottle we bought in Mashiko.


  1. You have some wonderful inspirational images in the last few post, the walkways look like a pathway to heaven with the lighting just so and more oval silo is wonderful, perhaps other birds besides the barn owl are nesting in there.