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Nancy S.

Member Since 05 Sep 2012
Offline Last Active Oct 19 2014 06:53 PM
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In Topic: Anyone Else Interested Or Know Anything About Firing Leopard Spot Shinos?

19 October 2014 - 07:08 AM

Coyote Clay & Color makes a ^6 Leopard Shino that gets black spots when layered over a black gloss. Results are...unpredictable, though.

In Topic: Does Temperature Of Clay Matter When Throwing?

18 October 2014 - 09:22 PM

I've seen some previously frozen clay that had fractured. If I wedge it does it go back to normal?


My clay freezes every winter. I wedge it up (after it's thawed, of course) and it's fine for my purposes, but I know people who pug it if it has frozen/thawed.

In Topic: Glaze Not Uniformly Glossy On Cone 04 Body

10 April 2014 - 08:15 PM

I've had that problem when I've brushed on glazes and inadvertently made them uneven. Usually I get matte areas where the glaze was thinner, but this sounds like maybe you are having issues where the glaze is thicker?

 

If your 2-coated pieces are fine, 4 coats might just be too much.


In Topic: Standard 266

07 April 2014 - 08:17 PM

We were just talking about 266 the other day at our local pottery meeting -- the studio started doing bisque firing at ^05 rather than ^06 because otherwise the 266 would bloat during the ^6 firing. The hotter bisque prevents the bloating.


In Topic: Hydro-Bat, Wonder At, Speedball Bat, Or Birch Wood Bats?

04 April 2014 - 07:13 PM

Masonite does warp but will warp back flat as well.I just do not like the warping

 

I have quite a few masonite bats that have warped....how does one "un-warp" a masonite bat??