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Model 181 Skutt Electric Kiln
I'm buying a kiln to start an at home studio, I added the make and model to the title. I don't know much about kilns. Is this worth the craigslist purchase? Does anyone have a manual on this? Can...
3 years ago
 
Anyone ever embed wire mesh in the clay for support?
I'm thinking of creating a guitar body in clay and wonder if anyone has ever used wire screening inside of the clay for structural support. I fire to cone 7 and assume that the wire would likely melt...
14 years ago 10
 
Preserving paperclay?
Hi guys Got the recipe for paperclay from my teacher on Friday and mended my low-fired pot with it tonight. But I have lots of leftovers. She told me that paperclay goes "off" pretty quickly, but if I...
14 years ago 4
 
ash glazes
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...
16 years ago 1
 
Skutt & Son Pottery Wheel?
I have aquired an old Skutt & Son Pottery Wheel Model B. Which I plan to return to life. If any of you are familiar with it, I would like to know how the rope switch was originally attached to the...
16 years ago 2
 
bisque firing stacking
I have stacked dinner plates four high. The foot rings are largely the same size. Am I likely to regret my economic stacking, or can I get away with it? Thanks Steve. For bisque I stack plates on...
16 years ago 4
 
Ceramic glazes wanted - will pay good money $$$
I am a ceramic artist looking to replenish my stocks of discontinued commercial glazes. I usually work with 4oz jars but pints or gallons will be very welcome. Most of the glazes I need are Duncan and...
17 years ago 2
 
Paragon B88B
I just bought a Paragon B88B Kiln. I was hoping to use it to fire Pottery, but based on the limited information I have found on the 'net, it seems to be more suited to "greenware", whatever that is....
13 years ago 2
 
Seeley's Mystery Kiln
I have been given a Seeley's SOK66 table-top kiln (aboit 18" high). Does anyone know anyihing about these? The temp knob says LOW-1-2-MED-4-5-HIGH, and the label says the max temperature is 2300. I'd...
17 years ago 2