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Bill T.

Member Since 03 Aug 2011
Offline Last Active Apr 22 2017 09:08 AM

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In Topic: Blisters In Electric Kiln

01 September 2015 - 09:24 AM

Rogue, I just turn let the kiln turn off and cool down by itself.  Sometime leave the vent on for a couple of hours. (Anxious)  The only thing I could think of is some contamination on the bisque fired clay, finger spots, etc. 

In Topic: Blisters In Electric Kiln

31 August 2015 - 09:41 PM

Sorry about your problems with Stoned Denium.  It is one of my favorite glazes.  I fire a 1027 to cone 6 using this glaze dipped. Up to cone 6 in 7 1/2 hours with vent then regular cool down.  Nice shiny glaze.    My only worry is that it seems to be really thick out of the dip, but I have never had a problem with it. 

In Topic: Hand Building With Different Clay Bodies

18 August 2015 - 08:33 PM

Bioman, you probably are familiar with Trinity Ceramics in Dallas.  They carry a lot of the Laguna clay.  I get my Speckled Buff there.   Check out Armadillo's Cinco Blanco and Cone 5 white clay also. 

In Topic: Qotw: Which Song Plays There In The Background?

11 August 2015 - 12:12 PM

In the morning before it reaches 107F here in the oven that is Texas classical music on the area NPR station.  Always classical music whether I'm working in clay or wood.