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RonSa

I was offered my first commission from a friend yesterday and I politely turned it down. I then said I would be happy to let her come to our studio and show her how she can learn how to do it herself. She wants an animal shaped pincushion, I think I can show her how to do that.
Feb 13 2017 09:57 AM
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    RonSa
    If you don't have a potters community you start one one person at a time
    Feb 13 2017 03:30 PM
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    Roberta12
    RonSa that was soooooo smart....
    Feb 13 2017 04:14 PM
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    Sheryl Leigh
    Lol - suck 'em in ..... we'll see her posting on the forum soon!


    Feb 15 2017 02:08 PM
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Mark C.

Visited the Japanese sponsored pottery with climbing kiln today in Cambodia -threw a pot there as well
Feb 13 2017 08:17 AM
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    Mark C.
    It was stoneware very fine grain threw great they gave me some and I'm drying it out to lighten it as I have 150#s of camera and dive gear already on this trip for the two weeks of diving ahead in Indonesia
    Feb 15 2017 08:42 AM
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    Evelyne Schoenmann
    Oh Marc, you are in Cambodia? You lucky guy!! We need pictures.
    Feb 15 2017 11:25 AM
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    jrgpots
    Ditto on the pictures
    Feb 16 2017 01:04 AM
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Marcia Selsor

Got a three shelf storage and counter top done today. It is starting to get cleaner and more organized every day. I can start making things soon. Got Clay!
Feb 12 2017 10:32 PM
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Marcia Selsor

got the last pegboard up. Mounted my extruder. Dropped off boxes, plastic and metal at recycling. had some water leak into the kiln shed floor. Snow mounds are still melting a lot. I think I will solve that problems as soon as it warms up.
Feb 11 2017 08:53 PM
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rakukuku

Working on a dog themed show for April at our cooperative gallery. Dogs on my mind!
Feb 11 2017 02:51 PM
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    glazenerd
    Refrain from making any fire hydrant pieces.
    Feb 11 2017 10:20 PM
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    rakukuku
    Lol, no fire hydrants. One butt sniffing piece however

    Feb 12 2017 02:43 PM
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    Sheryl Leigh
    Let me know if you need a few models - I'll ship 'em right to you.

    Feb 15 2017 02:10 PM
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Marcia Selsor

got my last heater installed. My studio feels great. No noise, drafts, just warm air. Clay won't freeze unless I lose power. And I have a kerosene heater to back it up.
Feb 10 2017 03:29 PM
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    Joseph F
    Gratz! I am loving that winter is almost over here. Can't wait to pot in the spring. Cool nights and warm days.
    Feb 10 2017 10:14 PM
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    Marcia Selsor
    I am loving my heaters. Just a comfortable temperature for working. Clay not freezing.

    Feb 11 2017 10:42 AM
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Pres

Glaze load turned out well, not now to smooth bottoms and store for future orders..
Feb 10 2017 09:07 AM
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Pres

Glaze firing started yesterday, kiln open on low at 5pm, 8pm closed with no plugs at high, 12am backed to 3/4, checked at 3am,up at 7 to check , ^6 nearly down-turned all to high, 7:20 am ^6 is down, kiln cut back to 30% turn off soon by noon.
Feb 09 2017 09:51 AM
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    Min
    Sounds like looking after a baby in the night. Be nice if they had come with an "off" switch.
    Feb 09 2017 04:42 PM
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    Pres
    3 am wake up was mine, no alarm, but in the past I have found that best not ignore a wakeup-just get dressed and go check. . too bad it was snowing!
    Feb 09 2017 05:43 PM
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    glazenerd
    I get the "way we always did it", that way myself building houses. I am however very attached to my digital controllers.
    Feb 09 2017 08:15 PM
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Clay Butterfly

Hoping the Kiln God has been good to me. 1 hour to kiln opening!
Feb 08 2017 12:32 PM
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    oldlady
    actually, nerd is correct. lots of pics.
    Feb 11 2017 03:57 PM
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    Mark (Marko) Madrazo
    wait for it...
    Feb 11 2017 10:17 PM
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    Babs
    Good luck, how long can an hour be?
    Advice given on this forum" go make some pots!"
    Feb 12 2017 04:40 PM
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Mark C.

last of the pots dropped off at outlets-only some last minute packing then some serious jet lag
Feb 08 2017 01:15 AM
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Pres

Posted video of opening up a bowl with the elbow at my blog site, Had said I would post it a year ago, but didn't make it.
Feb 05 2017 11:31 PM
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    glazenerd
    Pres- very much appreciate you taking the time to explain the details.
    Feb 07 2017 07:21 PM
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    GiselleNo5
    Oh my goodness! How annoying of Google!! Well anyway I very much enjoyed reading the post and watching the video and I am totally going to try it with larger quantities of clay. So helpful!
    Feb 07 2017 10:13 PM
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    Pres
    Thanks all. . .Pres
    Feb 08 2017 07:38 AM
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LeeU

Happy with my recent fire; just put a few pendants in my gallery-more to come.
Feb 05 2017 04:55 PM
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Marcia Selsor

Having a great weekend around Yellowstone Park. saw a wolf stalking an elk, Lots of wildlife and gorgeous skies, rock/thermal formations. LOts of snow, wind and sun.
Feb 04 2017 07:55 PM
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    jrgpots
    Yellowstone in Winter with so few people around is indescribable. I remember seeing 2 elk standing in the run off of a hot pool. They were covered with icicles and shrouded in steam coming off the hot water....so beatiful..
    Feb 04 2017 11:07 PM
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    Marcia Selsor
    I posted photos on my Facebook page. Back home and relaxed with lots of inspirations.




    Feb 06 2017 03:01 PM
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    glazenerd
    I remember Yellowstone from my last visit- 2003.
    Feb 06 2017 09:40 PM
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MikeFaul

Shipping about 200 cups to Korea... Who woulda thunk it!?!
Feb 04 2017 12:37 PM
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    Mark C.
    Makes you feel warm inside like when my spoon rests went to China
    Feb 04 2017 07:47 PM
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    Denice
    I hope you made a good profit.
    Feb 04 2017 08:14 PM
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    glazenerd
    All things are possible to them that believe.
    Feb 05 2017 10:36 PM
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Mark C.

last kiln till march is cooling down.stocked outlets up.shifting gears for trip now
Feb 03 2017 09:33 PM
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    Joseph F
    Fishing time?
    Feb 04 2017 09:36 AM
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    Mark C.
    No fishing only diving
    Feb 05 2017 01:02 PM
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    glazenerd
    PICS!!!!!!
    Feb 07 2017 07:32 PM