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In Topic: How Many "hand Builders" Here?

20 September 2014 - 07:19 AM

I  call myself a handbuilder, I keep my kickwheel around and do some throwing several times a year to keep my hand in it.  I need to do it more often to keep my strength up in my arms or find the correct exercises.    Denice

In Topic: What Is The Most Challenging Aspect Of Working With Clay?

16 September 2014 - 05:07 PM

  I would also say glazes, I have a test kiln and still find  a differences between the test tile and a piece fired in a larger kiln.   I have a 4' bisqued fountain waiting for glaze, I have been testing for months and still haven't found one that I think will work on it.  I made special test tiles with the texture the fountain has on it and a 12" miniature to test the final glaze.  I'll probably pick one in few months and call it good, settling once again.  Denice

In Topic: Best Heavy-Duty Banding Wheel Currently Available?

12 September 2014 - 08:22 AM

I belonged to a sculpture group for 10 years and we would make them out of formica sink cut outs and lazy susan bearings for cabinets.  I tend to work big and never found anything they couldn't handle in weight.  They are larger than 12", they range between 16" and 18" because of the cut out sizes.  We got the cut outs from contractors, kitchen bath installers ect.   Denice

In Topic: Who Needs Art . . .

11 September 2014 - 03:46 PM

AH HA!  There is someone still around from the original  Da Da movement.  Interesting article, I am actually a big fan of the Da Da period.   Denice

In Topic: Tips & Tricks

10 September 2014 - 08:16 AM

Good subject even for a old potter, I have been needing to reorganize my studio and have gotten some great ideas.  Thanks         Denice