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    yappystudent reacted to Gabby for a status update, This morning did a quick acrylic painting of a reclining rhino (a first for me), to p   
    This morning did a quick acrylic painting of a reclining rhino (a first for me), to prepare my eye to make a large wall tile with shallow relief of a rhino.
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    yappystudent got a reaction from Roberta12 for a status update, The plug is installed. Now to cut the cement board.   
    The plug is installed. Now to cut the cement board. 
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    yappystudent got a reaction from Joseph Fireborn for a status update, I have chosen an electrician. ***confetti***   
    I have chosen an electrician. ***confetti***
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    yappystudent got a reaction from Joseph Fireborn for a status update, I have chosen an electrician. ***confetti***   
    I have chosen an electrician. ***confetti***
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    yappystudent got a reaction from Min for a status update, Ordered my first kiln, the KM818 from Skutt. 240v configuration. 4-6wks. Yay! (I hope   
    Ordered my first kiln, the KM818 from Skutt. 240v configuration. 4-6wks. Yay! (I hope). Thanks to all for their input on my choice. 
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    yappystudent reacted to jbstudios for a status update, Hi! I ended up here because of your heading "single firing an electric kiln to ^6! I   
    Hi! I ended up here because of your heading "single firing an electric kiln to ^6! I used to visit your area (Antietam and Shepherdstown) frequently when I lived in Maryland. Now I live on an island 10 miles off the coast of Maine where electricity costs 70 cents a KWH!!!! Unfortunately I am addicted to making ceramics.
    Luckily I can sell my pots through a co-op here in the summer. Between  costs for boat freight for clay and  electricity,   I don't know if I could afford to sell at wholesale.
    As you can surmise, it would be fantastic to be able to save a firing for each piece. Did it take you a long time to figure out how to successfully once-fire?
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    yappystudent got a reaction from Benzine for a status update, So I'm buying a kiln. Probably a Skutt from Georgie's. How do you like them bananas?   
    So I'm buying a kiln. Probably a Skutt from Georgie's. How do you like them bananas?
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    yappystudent reacted to Mark C. for a status update, Mixed up two clay bodies (50/50)for fellow potter who is 83 yr old.Its 500# and I wil   
    Mixed up two clay bodies (50/50)for fellow potter who is 83 yr old.Its 500# and I will drop it off to her in next few days .It less than a two hour job with the Peter pugger.I do this every year for her.I hope someone does it for me when I'm 83.
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    yappystudent reacted to Joseph Fireborn for a status update, Just peeked in my kiln full of test tiles with wood ash mixtures, pastes, and soda wa   
    Just peeked in my kiln full of test tiles with wood ash mixtures, pastes, and soda washes. Some very very promising results. Can't wait for the next 250F to cool so I can open that beast and spend days looking at every inch of every tile! It has been way too long since I have run a kiln load full of tiles. 
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    yappystudent reacted to Mark C. for a status update, This is the week of shipping one mug at a time-its brutal   
    This is the week of shipping one mug at a time-its brutal
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    yappystudent reacted to LeeU for a status update, The way I approach creating now is so radically different from how I approached it in   
    The way I approach creating now is so radically different from how I approached it in the past. To a much appreciated extent, I am discovering the continuation of Self, which s a good thing, however slowly I get on with it.
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    yappystudent reacted to 1515art for a status update, Was in S F at the Asian art museum on other business with the museum store and the st   
    Was in S F at the Asian art museum on other business with the museum store and the store director invited me into their first annual sale for local artists at the museum. I thanked her and declined, very nice to get the offer for one of the spots, but it seems like a lot of trouble dragging a bunch of big fragile ceramics around the city to and from the car only to lug most if not all home and paying a huge commission in the process. Probably a mistake passing, but it just doesn't feel like a good fit for me at the moment. Might be something someone else local might want to investigate, there may be an opening for the sale and the director is planning to make this sale annually.
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