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MichaelS

Member Since 26 Oct 2010
Offline Last Active Jun 09 2013 05:24 AM
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In Topic: Paper Clay

14 May 2012 - 12:15 PM

I just make some up , roll it into 1/2 inch thick sheets and leave to dry.....rewet when I want it. it rewets real easily. I always have about 10 sheets standing on edge near the kiln

In Topic: Horizontal Plaster Lathe

21 April 2012 - 07:43 AM

Hi
I came across a very brief discription of a horizontal plaster lathe in Leon Nigrosh book "Claywork". Is anyone familiar with these? I'm looking for plans to build a homemade one-they look fairy simple in the photo. But I can't find anything on them online when I did a google search. Can anyone help me out?
Thanks
Leigh


Try a search for "plaster turning" I think that is what you are refering to.
I have also cast blocks and then turned them on my wood lathe.

In Topic: Hi from Miss No-Fingerprint

18 April 2012 - 12:35 PM

Removed a bung with gloved hand. dropped it and tried to catch with ungloved hand. BADDDDDD move. dropped it again realy quick.....

In Topic: Kiln Exhaust Ducts

23 March 2012 - 04:16 PM

The flexible aluminum dryer vent product at the box stores works well.

If anyone is interested I would be glad to post some pics of the DIY vent system I made for my used Skutt after looking at what they (and other manufacturers) sell for over $400.

good luck, all

teardrop


I would be interested in seeing what you did.

In Topic: removing lables from my 'go withs'

22 March 2012 - 04:21 PM

wipe oil on the residue, leave for a minute or two and wipe off. Repeat if still tacky.