The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Natural Kiln Strikes A Chord With Potters


The 7-foot-tall handmade kiln was built by Eva Edleson and Nick Friedman using only clay, sand and water.(Times photos by Jeremiah Reed)

TRANSYLVANIA COUNTY, N.C. Natural construction and handmade pizzas came to a head recently at The Duckpond Pottery, thanks to the combined efforts of two artisans.

Eva Edleson and Nick Friedman toasted the completion of a large kiln, made entirely from natural materials, by inviting the public to join in a celebratory evening of food and music.

Edleson, owner of along with her husband, Max, came to Brevard to teach workshops on April 14 and 15 about constructing kilns from local materials using a technique called natural building.

Natural building involves construction...

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