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A Few Hundred New Recipes, From Chemglaze For Ye'all

08 February 2017 - 10:43 PM

I found that I had a  2013 chemglaze database.There are hundreds of recipes. I extracted the recipes for you folk.  The files were so large that this software would not accept even one of them as attachments. So, I put them on google drive. The links to download these .html files are below.  Your browser should let you view them.




















Diamond Router On ^6 Bisqueware

02 February 2017 - 07:32 PM

Has anyone ever tried using diamond router ^6 bisqueware?

Anyone Tried Additive A

07 January 2017 - 10:34 PM

Was just reading Zamek's book "what Every Potter Should Know". He goes on at length about the wonders of additive A. Has anyone use this stuff and with what result?

Has Anyone Used Bringle Universal Slip

01 December 2016 - 06:50 PM

Has anyone used  Bringle Universal Slip?


Neph Sy 25 
Kaolin 20 
Ball 20 
Flint 30 
Borax 5 
Bentonite 2 
 What have you found it good for?
Does it run at cone 6?
Does it work for mocha diffusion?
Is supposed to fire from: 1  to 6  That seems like a real stretch to me.

Cracking Platters

25 November 2016 - 11:54 PM

I got some serious cracking on my last firing. I could use some advice.
LRW 11/11/16: Firing schedule
Ramp 1: 100ºF/hour to 190ºF Hold 3 hours
Ramp 2: 500ºF/hour to 1968ºF  5 min hold
Ramp 3: 150ºF to 2190ºF 5 min hold
Ramp 4: natural cooling to 1900ºF No hold 
Ramp 5: 100ºF/hour to 1400ºF  No hold, kiln off.
Kiln Skutt km1227 with computer-controller It is located in a large closed building where there are no drafts.
Clay G mix 6 with grog from Georgie's
Bisque to 04 
Glaze fire to 6
Plugs pulled at 1000°
Lid cracked 1 inch at 380°
ugly pictures attached
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