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Cone 10 Glaze Recipes for Reduction by Celeste
I am interested in cone 10 reduction glaze recipes to be used in a Gas Kiln. I am looking for recipes that give consistent results on white stoneware and brown stoneware. Do any of you have favorite recipes that you are willing to share? I appreciate any assistance with recipes or direction...
July 14th 03 08:18 PM
by ShambhalaPottery Go to last post
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All dried up... by Stelios Zacharias
Dear all, It is the height of summer here in Athens. I am the newbie who posted a few days ago with firing questions. I have my clay in big plastic bins, but it has (after about a month) got too dry to manipulate easily. Is there a short cut to getting the clay useable again, or should I get it...
July 14th 03 10:54 AM
by Stelios Zacharias Go to last post
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amsterdam by Pleun Rijnen
Hallo, Weet iemand waar ik een beginners cursus pottenbakken kan doen in Amsterdam in de avonduren of weekend? Alvast bedankt Pleun
July 11th 03 08:41 PM
by Pleun Rijnen Go to last post
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Horse hair by J.R.Lawson
I was just in North Carolina and came across some "horse hair" pots. They were in white, blue and green with black veins. My question is, how were these done and what does horse hair have to do with it?
July 10th 03 11:09 PM
by Dewitt Go to last post
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Bisque firing temp? by GaSeku
Is there a general rule about what temp (cone) to fire to the bisque stage? For example, is it usually one cone under what you would use for glaze? I have some clay that is Cone 5 and it seems I read that you fire at a lower cone for bisque than when you glaze. Thanks for answering all my ultra...
July 10th 03 07:52 PM
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Glaze retouching by Suzan
I did a similar thing once...glazed a teapot and held on to the teapot's handle while glazing the body. The teapot was glazed with a sandstone colour. When fired to cone 06, the handle came out pinkish. All I did was reglaze the handle and refire to cone 05; it came out perfect. The glaze goes on...
July 10th 03 07:19 PM
by Suzan Go to last post
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Where can I sell a pugmill?? by Graham Stoneman
Hi, I'll stress to begin with that I'm not expert in pottery, but my old man has a pugmill, in full working order. I believe it compacts all the spare left over bits of clay and makes then usable again (is that right?). It used to be used by classes of about 20 people so I think it's a fairly...
July 9th 03 09:57 PM
by Graham Stoneman Go to last post
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taking health risks seriously , silicosis by Christina Marriott
After potting for nearly 20 years and not taking enough care with my old gas kiln, I have inhaled rather allot of silica over the years,this has affected my breathing , tomorrow I get the results of my chest x-ray. Spare yourselves a lot of anxiety ,and make sure you don't get into this situation...
July 8th 03 05:57 PM
by Cee White Go to last post
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Sort of beginner by Stelios Zacharias
Dear all, I was fortunate enough to have been at a school in the UK with an active ceramics teacher, some wheels and two kilns, and got bitten by the bug. Unfortunately, everything was a little too pre-chewed, meaning that I never had to collect and prepare clay and oxides or mix my own...
July 5th 03 03:43 PM
by Stelios Zacharias Go to last post
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New crafts group by onebigheartmama
Everyone welcome at this brand new group for crafts - discussions, patterns, hints, tips etc.. Come and take a peek. http://groups.msn.com/DontyoujustloveCrafts/
July 5th 03 03:04 AM
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Pottery Books...again. by AndWhyNot
On Fri, 04 Jul 2003 03:24:20 GMT, Randy Rhine wrote: Hate to be a pest here...but...not many of my wonderful pottery books sold...so... ...Let's sweeten the pot. Like Amazon...no shipping charge. .
July 4th 03 06:22 PM
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Historic pottery receipts by Matthew Spong
The Household Cyclopedia of 1881 has a chapter on pottery: http://www.mspong.org/cyclopedia/pottery.html It contains the following headings: To manufacture English Stoneware, To make Yellow or Queensware, To manufacture English Porcelain, To make Porcelain, or China, To make Delftware, To make...
July 4th 03 01:32 PM
by Matthew Spong Go to last post
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Lids? by GaSeku
I would like to throw some pieces that have lids and have a few questions. I think it would be best to dry the two together, but how would you keep them from adhering to one another? Also, when firing, if I wax the bottom of the lid, would that be all I need to do to keep it from sticking to the...
July 4th 03 04:38 AM
by J.R.Lawson Go to last post
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Fire by Eddie Daughton
You could try the local 6th form college/FE centre, see if they've got a ceramics/pottery dept and ask the technician nicely..Techs are usually cool people. Love Eddie "francesca" wrote in message ... I need a...
July 3rd 03 10:14 PM
by Eddie Daughton Go to last post
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Crystaline glaze "problem?" by larry_kruzan
Hi All, I just did my first crystalline glaze firing (glaze formula and firing schedule below) and for the most part I am very happy with the results I got. The one problem is that the glaze that settled into the bottoms of the bowels is not smooth or glossy like the sides. In fact it almost...
July 3rd 03 07:23 PM
by Brad Sondahl Go to last post
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Pottery equipement for sale? by nest
I live in Belgium and I wanted to know if there is anyone nearby (Belgium- Germany-Netherlands- Luxemburg)who want to sell me a full - or a part - equipement. My wife want to start the pottery hobby, so I am looking for someone who stops or someone who is renewing his equipement...
July 3rd 03 09:30 AM
by nest Go to last post
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New Kiln by Bri
Hello All: I am very new to this stuff and could use some pointers, but last week I came across a great deal on a kiln and wheel. The kiln has never been assembled, it is about 30 years old, it was sold by Westby Ceramic supply and is 4 rows of 8 bricks each, 3 rows have heating elements and one...
July 2nd 03 09:20 PM
by David Coggins Go to last post
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Thanks for the vitrified slip replies by Dominic Spencer
Thanks for your thoughts on vitrified slips. Not sure if I can get Albany/Alberta slip in England, but I'll let you know how I get on! Dom Spencer
July 1st 03 10:41 PM
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vitrified slips by DKat
If you can get Albany slip it is gold. Makes a wonderful high firer glaze. Don't they have a replacement for it now? "SpunMud" wrote in message ... have you tried alberta slip (or albany if you can get it)?
July 1st 03 09:21 PM
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wheel heads by grayson
"Daniel Hand" wrote in message ... Grayson would you mind posting the plans if you can. I am interested in building my own. I saw one of your old post, and have been keeping an eye on it with no action what so...
July 1st 03 06:25 PM
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