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#1 docweathers

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:09 PM

I understand that you can use coffee grounds to cause local reduction in an oxidation firing. How exactly do you do this?

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 07:51 PM

I understand that you can use coffee grounds to cause local reduction in an oxidation firing. How exactly do you do this?


No, it is just used as a fuel to burn the oxygen to create the atmosphere of reduction in an enclosed space (saggar, e.g.)

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Posted 19 March 2013 - 08:56 PM

Here' some info on using aluminum foil saggars:

http://ceramicartsda...l-clay-saggars/

http://users.skynet....anPMIJA09lr.pdf

http://www.scribd.co...g-Paul-Wandless

and one on using a clay pot saggar:

http://ceramicartsda...in-a-raku-kiln/

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 07:58 AM

That was discussed in detail in the following thread: http://ceramicartsda...__fromsearch__1

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