During this process the crystals in the rock expand and contract at different rates making them beautifully crumbly. Next it's the turn of my trusty mortar and pestle, and a good stretch of time.
Repeated crushing and seiving
Then, blending with other rocks and clays to get my glazes. I'm aiming to finish glazing this coming week, finish splitting wood and still have to grind glazes off the floor of the kiln.