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uneven heating in kiln and a multitude of funny glaze problems.... by Zander
Hi all, I just finished a glaze fire yesterday and the results were decidedly mixed. It is an electric kiln and I am firing to cone6, it also has a downdraft vent installed and uses a kiln sitter. The top peep hole is the only one available as the bottom one is sealed up. The kiln load had 4 ...
October 13th 04 03:45 AM
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"Taking a spin at pottery class" by Mike
Taking a spin at pottery class http://www.washtimes.com/entertainment/20041010-102404-8539r.htm
October 12th 04 03:56 PM
by Mike Go to last post
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Extruder by Shmuel
I am looking to buy, or make, an inexpensive extruder. Any ideas? Shmuel
October 11th 04 11:59 PM
by Steve Mills Go to last post
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electric kiln firing questions by Zander
Hi all, When I was first setting up this kiln I got a lot of great advice from this group. I've been set up for a few months now and have completed 2 firing cycles (bisque/glaze) however, I still qualify as a complete newbie! The kiln is an electric cylindrical kiln, 7 cu. ft. I have some...
October 11th 04 02:31 AM
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Raku book? by C Ryman
Hi Everyone, I'm usually over at rec.crafts.glass. I received a free small enameling kiln and thought I might try some small Raku pieces like beads, pendants and bowls. Can anyone recommend a really good book on Raku? I would like to buy just one. Any other advice would be...
October 6th 04 01:08 PM
by Steve Mills Go to last post
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Polite notification of Ebay auction - Porcelain milling jar going cheap! by Creeper
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=3844303396&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT Selling a large, porcelain milling jar for super-cheap. Thought someone here might be interested.... Y'all ball mill your glazes, right? : )
October 5th 04 10:44 AM
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AD - New bowl stands by Nancy KP
Glassica has added some new bowl stands to our collection:* 6?, 8? and 12? stands.* Each is available in the four colors we offer:* Black, Gold Vein, Silver Vein and Copper Vein. You will find these new stands in the Bowl Stands section of our website:* www.GlassStands.com.
October 5th 04 02:21 AM
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Kiln building - beginner's questions by Stelios Zacharias
After a pit firing attempt about this time last year which drew many informative and helpful comments from the group, I think I am ready to go to the next step. I am planning to build the kiln shown on this web-page which I found by...
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October 4th 04 11:02 PM
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Custom Raku Glazes by Tina P
Hi there folks, I'm new to the group and fairly new to pottery as well - started not that long ago and got hooked INSTANTLY. My question is this: I've done some raku with commercially available glazes at the studio where I'm learning and started looking online at different colors/tones that...
September 30th 04 09:50 PM
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How to find local clay banks? by David Smith
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to find local clay banks? How to test the clay found ? Any suggestions? Comments? Thank You, David Smith
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September 28th 04 05:31 PM
by Gary Dickson Go to last post
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Hymus 3M kiln for sale UK by Alex Hargreaves
Hi everyone, I have a large electric 2 Phase kiln made by hymus 3M. Its just gone up on eBay, item no. 8134724563 it ends on Oct 06, don't miss out!
September 26th 04 05:52 PM
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another Polish loanword from Chinese by Igor Sklar
There is another Polish/Russian word which has veery distant Chinese roots: Pol. farfura ('porcelain'), Russ. farfor - Turk. farfur - Pers/Arab fagfur ('a Chinese province, a title of Chinese emperor') - Old Pers. bagapura, translated from Chin. tien-tse ('son of Heaven') What Chinese...
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September 26th 04 04:49 PM
by Nigel Greenwood Go to last post
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water in kiln?? by dvd
have you heard anything about introducing water into the gaz kiln to obtein special effects??
September 26th 04 02:36 PM
by dvd Go to last post
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ash glazes by alistair
does anyone have any advice concerning ash glazes? The particular problem I am encountering is when applying the glaze to the bisc, having it retract and crack up, this can (not always) make for bare patches. The problem seems to be mosre so when superposing (in this case on a tenmokou). Any advice...
September 25th 04 07:06 PM
by Slgraber Go to last post
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Value of Johnson Bros Pottery by snoopgout
Hello, I recently came across a set of Johnson Bros Pottery and I was wondering if anyone could estimate the value. There are two different patterns, I don't know the year, but I will type what's located on the bottom of the pieces: (1) Hostoric America St. Louis / Johnson Bros. England /...
September 23rd 04 05:18 AM
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hi by paul jenkinson
September 23rd 04 01:20 AM
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My Site by paul jenkinson
Just got started any advice welcome Paulsite.co.uk also at ebay http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Stafffordshire-China-Online-Sales_W0QQsspagenameZMEQ3aFQ3aSTQQtZkm thanks alot
September 23rd 04 01:19 AM
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Fancy, Schmancy Handles by GaSeku
Hello all, I'm sure you are all familiar with the beautiful, fancy handles some potters have on their pieces. I'm not talking about pitcher handles, but casserole dishes and the like. How in the world are they done? All I can figure out is they must come from a mold as they are too intricate to...
September 19th 04 02:56 PM
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FA asst Molds for plaster etc. local Ral. NC by james
FA asst Molds for plaster etc. local Ral. NC http://www.smartpockets.com/auction_room.php?ar=6&sid=f729dad9b8482b978bfdbdb3bc20843f most starting @ 1.00
September 19th 04 02:32 PM
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What are these clay jugs? by Lise Eleanor
Please help. I own two clay jugs and have no idea what "style" they are. Can someone help me identify them? Both are about 9.5 inches tall and about 8 inches across the girth. Corn silk netting can still be seen on the inside of the one jug. The reference to a "chip" in one jug is a shallow nick...
September 18th 04 09:43 PM
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