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Denice

Member Since 02 Apr 2010
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In Topic: Shipping A Potter's Wheel Overseas

Yesterday, 02:03 PM

Neil is correct on the shipping cost from a big wheel maker should be cheaper.  My husband works at a company that make amusement rides, they ship replacement parts all over the world.  They get a unbelievable discount from shipping companies because of the number and size of the shipments.  The bigger the company the better the shipping cost should be.   Denice


In Topic: Shipping A Potter's Wheel Overseas

Yesterday, 09:35 AM

If you could easily resale a used speedball wheel I would start out with that.   You are a beginner and it will take a couple of years before you need a better wheel.  If you have to get a different wheel perhaps the store you buy it from could build a wooden 2x4 frame around it.  My son lives in a US territory and the cheapest way to ship to him is the US mail, but he lives on  a remote island.   Denice


In Topic: Is Cone 4-10 Clay Fired To Cone 4 Underfired?

13 January 2017 - 10:45 PM

Now I want to go make brownies instead of working in my studio.    Denice


In Topic: Searching For A Glaze

13 January 2017 - 10:01 AM

Rick St. John was my professor, I looked through my glazes of his and couldn't find that one.  If you get desperate I know someone who has his phone number and I could give him a call.    Denice


In Topic: Quickie Question – What Weight Of Clay To Make A Large Bread Crock?

12 January 2017 - 01:23 PM

If you can't throw that large, I know it would be a problem for me you can always use the added coil method.  Throw it as large as you can and then add coils to the top and throw them smooth.  I usually live the walls extra thick for this method and trim the top level before adding another coil.   Denice