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Marcia Selsor

Member Since 16 May 2010
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In Topic: Log Form For Testing

22 March 2015 - 08:23 AM

Good idea. Are you putting a slip or underglaze on the tests to check translucency?
Marcia


In Topic: Help! Nichrome Wire Leaving Green Stains On White Stoneware

21 March 2015 - 08:05 AM

Have you tried Kanthal wire? I believe it is rated for higher temperatures than Nichrome. I have used it for years for attaching buttons fiber to the structure in raku kilns. This link provides insight into the characteristics of the two res.

 

http://temcocontent....e_wire_faq.html

 

Marcia


In Topic: Basic Firing Question

21 March 2015 - 07:58 AM

Connie,

It has happened to many of us. Just "keep on potting". Back in 1971  wrote to Paul Soldner one late winter night while firing my gas kiln during a blizzard  in upstate  NY wondering why do we do this. He kindly wrote back, "Keep on potting!"

 

Marcia


In Topic: I Have The "what Next Blues"

21 March 2015 - 07:28 AM

Have you read "The Artists Way", "From the Studio Door" or "Art and Fear"?

They all address Creative Block. You are not alone.

Marcia

In Topic: Brushing Glaze Smoothly

21 March 2015 - 07:25 AM

Celia is right. Yes, glycerin and there are commercial "brushing" additives available which are probably glycerin.

 

Marcia