so today i decided to finally jump in and mix my first (almost) now full + 5 gal bucket of glaze
I was making smaller quantities and using a hand held mixer. Making 5 gal with paint mixer different story!
its a variation on the cherry shino by john britt aslo posted in cad 33 tried and true.....
pay attention to what your measuring. i mistakenly measured out one dry ingredient for another. not a losss... had enough ingredients on hand to make larger batch. so my 7500 gm batch is now a 13200 gm batch
soda ash makes rocks if not mixed immediately makes rocks (guess I’m slaking).
Internet search in hindsight reveals mix soda ash in water quantity mix well immediately strain/seive and repeat if necessary. I think ill use smaller quant of water and mix with high speed hand mixer (blunge if you will) next time
A clean pickle bucket is never really clean. So being frugal I got free to $2 pickle buckets for dry storage and glaze mixing, these have been outside catching rain water, drained, sun dried multiple cycles. I think they are still a bit acid inspite. The soda ash bubbled a bit when making glaze.
?did I screw up glaze?