For more on the festival, please click here. These photos were shot on the second day of the festival, Oct. 6. — Ed.
Bulmi furnace and work area
Artisan Yoon Moon-soo
Artisan Yoon overseeing an apprentice
Close-up of the clay molds filled with molten iron
Artisan Yoon overseeing pouring
Artisan Yoon, who is in his late 70s, pouring molten iron.
After work is complete, apprentices knock over the furnace with its burning coals
Dousing the furnace with water
Once the iron has cooled, the clay molds are smashed to reveal the new iron pots
The Deoksuri Festival venue has lovely views of Mt. Halla and Mt. Sanbang