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Mark McCombs

Member Since 13 Aug 2012
Offline Last Active Nov 06 2014 02:02 AM
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In Topic: Bad Habits You Would Like To Break.

09 July 2014 - 01:54 AM

All of the above.

 

Dust dust dust.  :wacko:

 

Need to be more proactive than reactive.


In Topic: Glazing Textured Pottery

22 June 2014 - 09:20 PM

I think the pot may look just fine unglazed.  :)

 

Great texture there.  What colour is the clay body when fired to maturity?


In Topic: Electric Kiln Temp Regulation

29 March 2014 - 03:08 PM

How much cooler is the bottom of the kiln?  1/2 cone?  Full cone? More?

Double check to make sure your lower elements are in good repair and firing like they should.

 

Good luck.  :)


In Topic: Made In China: Takeshi Yasuda

30 November 2013 - 01:59 PM

Wow.  What a wonderful video!  Thank you so much for sharing with us here. It was well worth the time.  There are so many positives to take from it but first, I am going to make a slip gun.    :)


In Topic: How Do You "open Up"

30 November 2013 - 01:11 PM

Bracing with my right hand, I use my middle finger on my left hand to open up to maybe 1 Kg.  After that I'll use both my fore and middle finger.  Fore, middle and ring finger for 3 - 4 Kg.   I have never thought about using my thumbs.  I have seen people do it.  Should give it a try.