Early Morning Stoke of Wood Kiln

Early Morning Stoke of Wood Kiln

Wood Fire XVII was a great success! Here’s a great photo of Rob stoking the kiln at 5 a.m. about 12 hours into the firing. We take 4 hour shifts for about 25-30 hours until the temperature in the second chamber reaches cone 13. Since the new chimney was...
Margo the Wonder Cat

Margo the Wonder Cat

Margo is one of the three resident cats at Smoke in the Mountains. One thing you might notice about Margo is that she has an extra digit on her paw. That’s because she’s a Hemingway Cat a.k.a. polydactyl (six-toed)! Cats normally have five front toes and...