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      Moderators needed!   12/08/2017

      Ceramic Arts Network is looking for two new forum moderators for the Clay and Glaze Chemistry and Equipment Use and Repair sections of the Ceramic Arts Network Community Forum. We are looking for somebody who is an active participant (i.e. somebody who participates on a daily basis, or near daily) on the forum. Moderators must be willing to monitor the forum on a daily basis to remove spam, make sure members are adhering to the Forum Terms of Use, and make sure posts are in the appropriate categories. In addition to moderating their primary sections, Moderators must work as a team with other moderators to monitor the areas of the forum that do not have dedicated moderators (Educational Approaches and Resources, Aesthetic Approaches and Philosophy, etc.). Moderators must have a solid understanding of the area of the forum they are going to moderate (i.e. the Clay and Glaze Chemistry moderator must be somebody who mixes, tests, and has a decent understanding of materials). Moderators must be diplomatic communicators, be receptive to others’ ideas, and be able to see things from multiple perspectives. This is a volunteer position that comes with an honorary annual ICAN Gold membership. If you are interested, please send an email outlining your experience and qualifications to jharnetty@ceramics.org.
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Sometimes it's more fun to build a new gizmo than to use it. Also  being a welder helps.  Sometime I'm at my wheel or kiln working on something and go gee wouldn't  it be nice to have a gizmo to do this or that. Then I can just trot across my shop to the welding side,  do a little buzz buzz and be back with my new toy in 10 minutes.

Throwing dry has a lot of advantages for a beginner like me who's throwing one off stuff.  Instead of getting three wet pulls  before the clay gets too soft, I can fiddle with the clay forever until I get what I want. 

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