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Val

Member Since 10 Nov 2012
Offline Last Active Dec 04 2014 09:07 AM
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In Topic: Using Vaseline As Resist

22 November 2014 - 08:08 AM

I have used it for pot bottoms, the only problem is that you might inadvertently get it in the wrong place ......otherwise works great


In Topic: Exhaust Fan Quit

17 October 2014 - 10:42 AM

I think I will need help lifting off the kiln and I can look for  reset button -good idea ! I can't see one from laying on the floor :)


In Topic: Exhaust Fan Quit

17 October 2014 - 10:38 AM

I bought with a used Skutt kiln a couple years ago. The motor says FASCO  model A073 It's a down draft

Thanks John.......now at least I have an idea where to start :)


In Topic: I Can't See/find My Cone!

17 October 2014 - 09:28 AM

I'm with you John ! I also struggle with this to the point of sometimes not actually knowing if the cone bent until the kiln has cooled some, and I can see it. At earthenware temperatures a flash light helps, but not so much with cone 6 . I plan to try dark underglaze on a kiln post behind the cone.

Feeling your pain !

Val


In Topic: Getting A Bit Of Sheen On A Raw Fired Surface?

17 October 2014 - 09:23 AM

Have you tried terra sigilatta ( spelling ? ) It's beautiful on low fire but unsure if it would work for mid fire. I have also used various wax combinations, even floor wax. Of course burnishing is the right way but takes  lots of time :)