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In Topic: I'm Looking For Old Talc-Do You Have Any?

16 October 2014 - 11:26 PM

Imagines Mark meeting a talc dealer on a street corner, exchanging cash baggies of sweet, sweet vintage talc...

So,....with what do you cut talc?


In Topic: Help! Hand-Dug Clay Needs Additive For Strength

16 October 2014 - 12:24 AM

How did the glass jar trick work for you. If you were able to layer out some silt, was it more workable?


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

16 October 2014 - 12:06 AM

I have problems seeing the cones in my small gas kiln. The flames play havoc with viewing the cones, especially in reduction. This stuff is harder than is seems it should be. I agree with Babs: hearing other's struggles validates my own.


In Topic: Buying A Used Kiln

13 October 2014 - 08:30 PM

$300 is a good starting point. Ask him when he last changed the elements and to what cone he fired the kiln. This will give you an idea of how long your used kiln elements will last. If they have been replaced in the last 3-4 years, it should be fine, especially he fired to 05-6 cones. If the kiln is an L&L, buy it.


In Topic: Icing For Ceramic Gingerbread

09 October 2014 - 11:39 PM

Min, thanks. The idea has great merit.

Chris, I'll see if I can find Snow. To what cone did the Snow fire?

Drmerytle, I really like your idea. I will use it first. I will also thin it to a paste, add sodium silicate and try piping it.

Perkolator, thanks for the fish sauce recipe. It sounds like I have some trials to do.