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Geil Glaze Sprayer
I am gearing up for the second glaze firing of my little electric kiln, and need to purchase a spray gun. I have heard (read) such wonderful things about the Geil HPLV gun (pic at ) I think I have...
14 years ago
 
Preventing warping?
Me again I _think_ that the thicker the "slab", the easier it will warp. I have to have a very flat, thin slab that doesn't warp at all (yes, for my clock). I would like everyone's tips on how they...
14 years ago 14
 
Slumping and firing
Hi folks :-) Okay - I have been wondering how to fire a couple of pieces. When they are all put together, they will have surfaces that won't be touching the oven shelf, and I worry about slumping...
14 years ago 10
 
Assorted Schauer Blythe jewellery enamel glass fusing 50 oz kit now only $39 great colors
please see: to clear this stuff, please make me an offer on bulk lots to: Lostwax AT Package consists of 50 ounces or 1.4 kilograms total each containing: 18 ounces / 510 grams fine powder, 12 ounces...
14 years ago
 
broken kiln for salvage
Hello, I have an old skutt electric kiln from the 70's, it has no timer and was fired too high and all the pieces in the kiln melted onto the sides, shelves and bottom. I realize that the kiln is...
14 years ago 2
 
FA: Two books by renowned potter, John Colbeck on throwing and decorating
Pottery Techniques of Decoration by John Colbeck A scarce, information-packed, book describing over two dozen classic decorating processes. Each section contains demonstration photographs text and...
14 years ago
 
To Lee
Dear Lee, Did you get my post of May 14th? Please reply off list Lee: Did you get my email dated 5/26? Yes & I sent you a reply. It appears that someone that we are both in the address book of...
14 years ago 7
 
Potters' tools
Hi - the tools are in Teesside (well, someone has to live there) but would be light to post. Is anyone interested? Binkie I'm going to guess that Teesside is in England....
14 years ago 1
 
FA: "Electric Kilns" by Harry Fraser Build 'em, buy 'em, or maintain em
There is almost nothing you can do with a gas or other fuel kiln that you can't do with an electric kiln. In many countries such as Japan, electric kilns are the most common kilns for studio potters...
14 years ago 3
 
FA: The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques by Frank Hamer
This classic hardback book is useful for potters, teachers and collectors of ceramics. It is organized as an alphabetical index of key words and phrases that give immediate access to short articles....
14 years ago
 
Potters' tools
Hi - a good home needed for some potters' tools. We have now retired and have sold the bigger items (though a wall mounted clay extruder - not a pugmill - still remains and is available). Any offers?...
14 years ago 5
 
Black Mount. Clay
Hi, Anyone know a place near ohio where I can get Black Mount. Clay? is there another laguna franchise out that way? otherwise ship? (that's no fun). it's a common clay around southern california. i...
14 years ago 4
 
drying shelves
Hi, I am a novice potter who is setting up a studio in my home. I am going to use a cart to dry and shift pots in my studio. My question is: does it matter what kind of material the shelves are made...
14 years ago 5
 
Call for Entries: 2007 Clay Lover's Calendar
Entries now being accepted for next year's calendar. Send email with CALENDAR in the subject line to receive applicaiton. Open to potters/clay artists regardless of residence, original thrown or...
14 years ago
 
conference announcement
The 13th Annual Collectors' Conference will be held May 24 through May 28 at Mount Saint Mary's College in Los Angeles. In addition to seminars on a number of collectibles (including pottery), Robert...
14 years ago