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Japanese Copper Red Guinomi by Tatsuzo Shimaoka NR!
See it on Ebay here: Cheap, no reserve! Exquisite copper red (Shinsha) guinomi/sake cup. Shimaoka Sensei is a National Living Treasure. The piece is approximately 2 and 7/8th" in diameter and 2 and...
13 years ago 1
 
How much propane?
If I am firing stoneware in a propane kiln of 8 cubic feet (something I am thinking about) does anyone have a ball park idea of how much propane might be required per firing? Sort of related to this,...
13 years ago 5
 
Slip
I ave a site for the slip but it is in french sorry Yves
13 years ago
 
Ruined Pit Fired Pieces
Attended a ceramics class and of course, as we were pit firing it rained and doused the fire. The results were not pretty! I'm now back home and only can electric fire. Can I add low fire glaze to the...
13 years ago 6
 
Venturi burners
I've spent some time building raku and cone10 gas fired kilns. In my never ending quest for finding venturi burners that are versatile and don't cost an arm and a leg, I located a simple venturi that...
13 years ago
 
Clayart
Does anyone know what is up with clayart? On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 23:21:57 -0400, "DKat" wrote: The following was posted to "Claycraft" yesterday. deg =================== I just spoke with Carolyn Dorr up...
13 years ago 1
 
Kiln wash keeps peeling off
I am having a heck of a time keeping my kiln wash on my shelves. When they were new, I covered them, and they went along just fine until I added another coat after some of the wash came off the way it...
13 years ago 3
 
Beginner's Question--Potter's Wheel
They're all over the place, of course, and have dozens of characteristics and quirks. I remember two things (From how long ago I will not mention!): 1. A MASSIVE foot powered wheel that seemed to hold...
13 years ago 13
 
Kiln
Hi all My wife has a kiln from Alasdair Kettles at Milnathort, Scotland, she's had it for about 13 years. Not used for a few years and wants to get into it again. Trouble is we can't find the...
13 years ago 3
 
^4-6 clear glaze gloss
Is there a recipe that anyone is willing to share for a ^4-6 clear gloss glaze? Haven't not seen any activity here I would suggest trying Ron Roy's Black glaze without the colorants. clear I have does...
13 years ago 3
 
WD40
I remember a discussion on what to use in place of WD40 (as a lubricant for motor and mechanical parts not for mold release) and I can't fine it in a search. Does anyone remember this? Donna 3 in 1...
13 years ago 8
 
bisque cool down schedule
I have been having a lot of cracking/pinging in some of my bisque ware, and I am wondering if anyone has advice on what rate I should ramp down. I am firing in a gas kiln, 4 burners, and it's about 8...
13 years ago 3
 
Wine coolers
Hi Everyone, I've been invited to sell my pots at a wine festival in June. I make stoneware pots but I wanted to make some wine cooler pots for this event and I was wondering if stoneware will work as...
13 years ago 18
 
A.I.R. Vallauris : Fete Picasso - Small Art Objects 2007
A.I.R. Vallauris : Fete Picasso - Small Art Objects 2007 Located in the heart of the old town of Vallauris, the non-profit Association A.I.R. Vallauris (Artists in Residence) welcomes international...
13 years ago
 
Raku
Hi Everyone, I got a portable raku kiln a while back and I haven't been able to get good results. I was using a 17 pound propane tank which kept freezing up so I got a 100lb tank yesterday and it just...
13 years ago 5