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Christmas houses?
I was thinking about starting to make my own Christmas town houses. So far my idea is to press some tiles in the shape of walls and roofs and bonding them together. This is (IMO) better than...
14 years ago 37
 
Pottery books for sale - UK
I've just posted some books for sale on my Classified ads for uk potters page. If anyone is interested :- Hi Pierre the link he don't work...... Hugs Eddie try
14 years ago 3
 
Chrome tin pinks
Hi all, does anybody have the recipe for Emannuel Cooper's chrome/tin pink, stoneware glaze, I had it several years ago but can't find it amongst my papers. It's an unusual glaze, pink where thick and...
14 years ago 7
 
Investing in a couple of new books
Hi guys. I have Jacqui Atkins book on hand building. Fantastic amount of variation and ideas there. I am very impressed. But I would love some more ideas. I have plaster moulds - half-globe - up to 30...
14 years ago 13
 
Calling on professional potters
Hey guys there is some disagreement at my local potters group about how often kiln elements need replacing. In my own kiln I replaced them after about 150 firings. The kiln began to take longer and...
14 years ago 10
 
New house for kiln...
I'm building a house for my wood fired kiln (Steve Mills helped me greatly with the kiln) and posted some pics of it's early stages on my site. More to come later. I will let everyone know how it goes...
14 years ago 16
 
FA: Chappell's "The Potter's Complete Book of Clays and Glazes"
James Chappell's "The Potter's Complete Book of Clays and Glazes" is a must-have book for potters who make their own clays or glazes -- or who want to. It is large book -- 8.5 X 11.25, 444 pages, 1500...
14 years ago
 
Layering Opaque Glazes
I am trying to do a test where I put down a layer of black glaze or underglaze and then put a layer of white on top of it and have it appear as if the black weren't there at all. This is the most...
14 years ago 14
 
Is it okay to post pottery books I'm selling on this newsgroup?
I have some nice pottery books I want to sell on eBay, and wonder if I can post a notice here? Marco I would certainly like to browse Donna Personally I don't see a problem, some though might consider...
14 years ago 7
 
Re: Save your world
Is this some sorta joke? Who is the initiator of it all? AM: Antoll MA is its initiator. It's the pseudonym which was given to me on 11 April 1975 by an extraterrestrial presence which I am still...
14 years ago
 
Re: Wet Sanding...
Yikes! Seems like a long way to go to get a nice finish. If your problem is brushstokes from the paint, there might be a few simple factors, nothing too technical or complicated. One being that the...
14 years ago
 
Mind if join your group?
I have been lurking for awhile now and was hoping to post with ya'll, if'n ya don't mind. I'm a novice to pottery, have a wheel, a kiln and 500 pounds of clay. What I don't have is all the experience...
14 years ago 21
 
Francais
Bonjour C'est possible de poster en Francais ? Merci Yves Souhaiter que j'ai parlé le français - Je n'ai jamais vu que n'importe quoi mais l'anglais a posté ici. Désolé Donna I think its cool to...
14 years ago 2
 
Thought & Prayer Ropes
Handmade beautiful creations for focused thought and prayer. Thought Ropes, Malas, Komboloi, Rosaries... at Enter our Online Money Tree Draw. Deadline for this draw is December 30th 2005! Other Prizes...
14 years ago 5
 
Want to Learn Pottery
Hello to all, In the city where I live, I have been trying to find someone to teach pottery. However, I have been unsuccessful. The local university teaches pottery, but requires all sorts of...
14 years ago 12