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High Bridge Pottery

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Me and plaster of paris never seem to get along. :(
Yesterday, 01:32 PM
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First one of three night shifts. Anybody got some good pdf's they might think I would enjoy reading? Or any articles really :D
Apr 05 2015 04:16 PM
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Finally getting round to casting plaster batts for my wheel. Been putting it off for a long time because I know that plaster will end up where it should not be!
Mar 25 2015 10:22 AM
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    Amy Eberhardt
    What are you using for a mould? Inquiring mind need to know! ;)
    Mar 27 2015 12:19 PM
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    High Bridge Pottery
    They come with these moulds
    http://www.nationalartcraft.com/images/sub-1486-02.jpg

    Still can't work out how I should do it properly
    Mar 27 2015 01:15 PM
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    Babs
    post it as a topic, someone has done this, I am sure.
    Mar 27 2015 05:07 PM
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Been in the Lake District for a few days, very lucky with the weather except today for the solar eclipse :( no luck seeing it this morning.
Mar 20 2015 08:50 AM
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So many new white/clear glaze tests. It's so amazing/frustrating how the same stuff can do so many different things.
Mar 04 2015 01:31 PM
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    Roberta12
    Joel, have you mixed up any from the John Britt book?
    Mar 06 2015 09:45 PM
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Last night shift this week then I can get some time in the studio. After I sleep in 7 hours zzzzZZ
Feb 28 2015 07:23 PM
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    High Bridge Pottery
    Only 1.5 hours to go :D I think I have read everything on this forum tonight haha.
    Mar 01 2015 12:52 AM
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    Benzine
    Don't you hate that? Post more things people!!!
    Mar 01 2015 11:02 AM
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    High Bridge Pottery
    When I have 10 hours sitting in front of a computer with 3 hours containing any kind of work you get a lot of time to read... Still they pay me to teach myself ceramics so I am happy :D
    Mar 01 2015 11:50 AM
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Cracked open The Kiln Book and I am slowly becoming very confused amongst pressures, flow rates and BTU's
Feb 25 2015 10:20 AM
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    Pres
    Same problem when I tried reading it. I really don't know much about gas kilns so I read the book first ignoring numbers. Then I went back and started to make sense of numbers on second go through.
    Feb 25 2015 03:07 PM
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    Diesel Clay
    The burner chapter is pretty dry.
    Feb 25 2015 11:44 PM
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    High Bridge Pottery
    It is complicated to work out the best pressure and sizes of every piece in the burner. Once I can grasp what everything does in relation to everything else and be able to see the numbers change as I change values of the hardware it should be plain sailing from there.
    Feb 26 2015 06:26 AM
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Edited a new video as I didn't feel like making pots the past few days. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcrwWFYcxHQ
Feb 10 2015 10:20 AM
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    Evelyne Schoenmann
    Neat video High Bridge! Although I'd like it when people talk in their video... You could comment. You know what? I thought you were middle age, reading your comments here. Don't know why. Thank you for sharing! Tried to post a comment on YT but couldn't...
    Feb 10 2015 11:37 AM
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    High Bridge Pottery
    Thank you :D I am working towards maybe doing commentary but I only have the rubbish microphone on my camera. Researching into sound set ups is on my to-do. Yes I am only 24 :D hopefully plenty of years left to keep learning.
    Feb 10 2015 11:51 AM
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    Evelyne Schoenmann
    Sound (voice) would be great! And hey, you know already quite a lot....
    Feb 11 2015 03:34 AM
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Any comments on the challenge? Post them on here, would like a bit of feedback. Never really tried to set up much like this before and I forgot I was at work tonight so may have missed something out while trying to multi-task.
Jan 31 2015 07:59 PM
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    Evelyne Schoenmann
    I want to thank you too, for all you did and all you will do for the challenge. Great idea!! Going back to my studio now, reflecting about the theme....

    Feb 01 2015 08:31 AM
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    Diesel Clay
    Thank you for getting this going! Must now to the sketchbook and beyond...
    Feb 01 2015 04:12 PM
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    Roberta12
    Yes, thanks High Bridge....

    Feb 01 2015 07:15 PM
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Anybody know if there is a way to save or draft posts?
Jan 31 2015 11:09 AM
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    High Bridge Pottery
    I can't find it if there is :(

    Jan 31 2015 11:10 AM
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    bciskepottery
    Write the post in your word processor, then cut 'n paste it into the CAD post.
    Jan 31 2015 11:19 AM
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    Diesel Clay
    Or in you email, if working on a mobile device
    Jan 31 2015 03:43 PM