Clay pots with metal
Posted 01 July 2012 - 11:38 PM
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 06:43 AM
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Posted 02 July 2012 - 07:39 AM
Posted 02 July 2012 - 09:00 AM
Hi there, that one is low fire earthware fired at 1100 C . T
What temperature is the "Fire Pot" with nails?
Posted 02 July 2012 - 11:40 AM
Check out the work of Jeremy Randall. He uses nails, wire . . . earthenware temperatures.
I have used the special wire and the nuts and bolt thing in kilns.
In Mendocino I did some long marionette puppets using the eye screw in an electric kiln. We then raku fired these pieces and attached them after firing with plain old wire.
I have also done some work with the ceramic wire in a class taught by Victoria Christenson at Anderson Ranch.
In both cases I did not see any cracking.
I cannot provide you with exact temperatures these were fired at given that at that point I was just interested in creating and not the technical part. But do know it is achievable.
Posted 02 July 2012 - 04:49 PM
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