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bciskepottery

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In Topic: Cap'n Cavy Progress Photos (Help?)

19 March 2017 - 03:09 PM

Margaret Ford did the porcelain kimonos . . .

http://bid.igavelauc...on_uid1=2614235

http://www.nytimes.c...pture-show.html

https://www.google.c...0&bih=698#spf=1

In Topic: Tung Oil Or Bees Wax

16 March 2017 - 07:41 PM

My plywood wedging table tops are unfinished.  Sponged down at end of day.  I also use unfinished plywood for ware boards. 


In Topic: Looking For A Reliable Emmanuel Cooper Transparent Earthenware Glaze 1050...

14 March 2017 - 01:55 PM

from his book . . .

 

Clear Glaze

Calcium borate frit, 65%

Red clay, 35%

"A clear, well fitting glaze."

 

Clear Glaze

Calcium borate frit, 25%

Standard borax frit, 25%

Feldspar (soda), 20%

Cornish stone, 20%

Whiting, 5%

Zinc oxide, 5%

"A reliable, clear glaze that runs pale chun blue on red clay."

 

Clear Glaze

High alkaline frit, 10%

Standard borax frit, 50%

Ball clay, 30%

Cornish stone, 10%

"A good, clear glaze."

 

There are more . . . pages 42 - 43.


In Topic: That Time Is Approaching... How Hard Is It To Change Elements On An Olympic K...

13 March 2017 - 08:31 PM

Might be worthwhile to hire the person, then watch him change the elements . . . or better yet, let you help him change the elements. 

 

Also think about swapping out thermocouples and, possibly, relays. 

 

Good preventive maintenance reduces problems later on. 


In Topic: Making Oven Safe Work..

12 March 2017 - 12:28 PM

 

 I don't know of any commercially available flameware bodies, probably due to the high liability factor. 

 

Toki  (near the bottom of the page)

 

 

Standard 762 Kitchenware clay body.  Cone 9.  http://standardceram...ggallery/page/2