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getting started, the what's and how's
Hi all, Any idea on the cost of getting started with making my own pottery? Interested in getting a kiln, potter wheel and various tools. Comments appreciated. GO G'Day Go, It all depends where you...
13 years ago 20
 
Bisque Fire question
So.... I accidently used Cone "4" to bisque fire a large number of vases, mugs, bowls etc.... Obviously I meant to use Cone "04"... Anyone know what the result is going to be? I'm going to do a test...
13 years ago 6
 
glazed pots not fired for months
I went away (travelling for many months) and left some pots that had been glazed but not fired on the shelf covered with plastic. Since I have never not fired my pots within a short period after...
13 years ago 3
 
Shino Clay Body
What's a good cone 9 - 10 clay body for shino glazes? Any decent grade porcelain or white stoneware should work fine. Depends on what you want for a finish when it comes out of the kiln. Your shino is...
13 years ago 1
 
[wtb] ARABIA Finland Valencia - Tea Pot
Hi, I'm looking for a specific ARABIA 3 cup (small) teapot that looks like this: am also interested in other in the Valencia series and if anyone hasitems available for sale, please contact me...
13 years ago
 
(Parts)Help with an Amaco wheel needed
I am needing a coupler for a Amaco wheel. Can anyone provide a source? Thanks! This is directly from the Amoco website: Feel free to contact us at or call us on (317) 244-6871 if you have any...
13 years ago 1
 
Has anyone any experience with Darvin 7...
...in mixing lowfire slip. I've been having trouble getting sodium silicate from my supplier, and they've set me up with Darvin 7 as a replacement. Not sure how much to use on proportion to using...
13 years ago 2
 
wedging?
what is everybodys opinion on wedging clay fresh from the bag? is it necessary? thanks for your help. thepubguy When I use plastic clay from the supplier I don't usually wedge it. If it feels a bit...
13 years ago 6
 
Some more YouTube from me
Hi everyone :-) I have added to my YouTube "collection" with the process of making lidded balls and also the opening of my bisque kiln today. I am not posting because I want more hits on my videos....
13 years ago 15
 
A Few items for auction on ebay - Clarice Cliff, SylvaC
Hi, i'm not sure if you have any guideleines regarding advertising in this group or not, but thought you may be interested in some of the items I'm in the process of auctioning on Ebay 's the link to...
13 years ago
 
mortar & pestle
Hi I just got an order for a mortar & pestle. My buyer wants the inside of the bowl to be unglazed. I fire to Cone 6. Is sanitation a concern? Any experience with these and words of wisdom? Thanks...
13 years ago 8
 
Beginners help
Where can a newbie go for "Dummies" type help with this hobby ? I do not even know the meaning of Raku, bisque and etc. I own a nice digital Paragon kiln that is used for a hobby other than firing...
13 years ago 9
 
Glazes - Randy's/Toby's Red
Has anyone tried using the recipe for the cone6 oxidation red glaze (goes by many names but is essentially the following recipe) that uses a frit rather than gerstley? If so, are you happy with it? I...
13 years ago 5
 
Association seeking ceramists to invite them to its exhibition "Expressions and human being - explorations of personal expressions of international ceramists"
"Vernissages ETC...!", a French non profit association, organizing visual arts exhibitions, () isseeking two or three ceramists sculpting "human figure" (faces,busts, bodies...) for its exhibition...
13 years ago 1
 
What were these jars use for?
Can someone tell me what these jars used for. Who made them, or any info etc.. The large one is 4" tall. They have screw tops with a hole in the top for hanging. Yep -- they are EGG CODDLERS. you...
13 years ago 12