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Biglou13

Member Since 09 Mar 2013
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Refring?

22 July 2014 - 07:26 PM

I plan on testing....

Keeping in mind work heat.

When a piece gets refired, does it become more mature? Does absorption level decrease, does a glaze become more "glassy"

I'm sure there is a difference if you doubled the time at final temp. But as a refire you just doubled the time at fired temp.

I've seen subtle differences in glaze. But never thought about the body.

Is there risk of over firing/ slumping if my body is close to limit?

I'll run tests.....

Bisque With Low Fire Glaze?

21 July 2014 - 08:00 PM

I'm looking for scholarly source of. Why you shouldn't bisque and low fire glazed wares at same time. Or at least some one scholarly saying it. Or the science of why not published somewhere.

Thanks in advance

Shelf Grinding

20 July 2014 - 06:25 PM

What tools do you use ?

Links would be great.

Pics and or,video would be great also.

Was thinking about diamond pads from toolcity.?

No Score Slip

19 July 2014 - 09:02 PM

Some posted a recipe for a no score slip

I can't find it

My search fu is off

Please help

Clay body
De floculant
Flux

Are some of the ingredients

Raku Traditional Japanese Vs. Western/modern Raku

19 July 2014 - 07:09 PM

I've read, and been told japanese raku and American raku are greatly different process.

I've read ome information on the japanese tradition. Lineage. Forms, forming techniques, saggar like kiln......

Can someone please educate further on the differences