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And speaking of bisque and green glaze firing
I have some pieces that were meant for a pit fire. They have been burnished so if I fire them with my regular bisque (which I generally fire to cone 06) then they are going to lose their shine. What...
14 years ago 13
 
Help -- newbie...
I'm just getting into clay and am beginning to realize how ignorant I am! I recently bought several different kinds of clay -- all cone 6. I have access to a Skutt automatic kiln. I'm making some test...
14 years ago 20
 
Pottery in the Making vintage book FA
Pottery in the Making by Dora Lunn ARCA Dryad Press VGC Great old book on pottery,sections on the histiry as well as instructional,very well illustrated with photos,diagrams etc. Some headings:-...
14 years ago
 
PMC
Has anybody here played with PMC (precious metal clay ) yet? I just got a kit for Christmas and have been reading through all the literature. I opted not to get an expensive mini kiln just yet, but...
14 years ago 6
 
Wheel problems
About 15 months ago I had to put away my pottery tools and wheel and as the new year arrives the time has come to start again and I'm finding that my wheel is not as smoothe as it use to be. I have a...
14 years ago 3
 
Choice of slab rollers
After reading lots and lots about the many s-r s out there, I've narrowed my pics to Northstar vs Bailey -- 24", standard models. Can't find any real user notes about the Northstar with its nylon...
14 years ago 4
 
Clayart
The last Clayart omnibus edition that I have received was dated the 24th December. Is this correct, please, or has something gone wrong with my mail system? I think ACERS must be down yet again!!!...
14 years ago 3
 
YEAR end studio CLEARANCE - Pottery wheel and more
Original artwork YEAR end STUDIO SALE!..Lots of GREAT buys in my store and auctions. PLUS thru Jan 3rd purchase three or more items and GET FREE shipping! Fused glass, Lampwork glass, ceramics, unique...
14 years ago 2
 
Mini Glass Frit Molds
Hi, I design and produce a line of mini glass molds to use with glass frit or powdered glass. If you'd like to see the full line I offer, please go to Thanks! Hi, I design and produce a line of unique...
14 years ago 1
 
self watering plants
i was passed an idea on how to make self watering devices for larger planters. we all have seen self watering devices, little figures made in bisque, stabbed into a potted plant. hold maybe 2 ounces...
14 years ago 4
 
Bricks for fire surround
A friend wants some bricks for surrounding an outdoor fire, and he wants to be sure they'll withstand fire and ice, and anything else the universe can throw at them. He wants specific relief images on...
14 years ago 4
 
ceramic wine cooler
Are ceramic wine coolers glazed both inside and out? Most of the terra cotta ones I've seen aren't glazed at all. I've recently seen several in ads hat appear to be glazed both inside and out but...
14 years ago 5
 
Any Electricians out there?
Hello all, My aunt is giving me her old Kiln and I don't know the model but here are the specs she gave me...10 cu ft. The directions recommend a 60amp breaker, she has it tied into her box on a 70amp...
14 years ago 9
 
Need instructions for kiln use
Someone gave me a massive kiln. It stands about 4' high and is about 4' square. It has a kiln-sitter control. The outside is metal with a hinged lid mechanism. I have no idea how to use it. Please...
14 years ago 3
 
need info on golden bridge pottery, pondicherry
Would anybody have any info on Golden Bridge Pottery, Pondicherry. I would like to take up a course with them.
14 years ago