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TJR

Member Since 07 Dec 2011
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In Topic: Any Way To Get An Off Topic Forum?

23 May 2015 - 03:29 PM

I thought we always went off Topic????? .

Mark

So did I. Guilty as charged. If we had a space to go off topic, I would have to stay ON topic. :wacko:

TJR.


In Topic: General Liability Insurance

23 May 2015 - 12:57 PM

I think it should be the responsibility of the Craft Sale to insure their sale. they are once again off-loading onto the artists.

I, like Diesel clay, live in a different country. I have sold at a lot of craft fairs. Never had to buy extra insurance.

I now have two big sales twice a year out of my home studio.[separate from my house]. I can get "special event insurance" for $150.00 a time.

I feel for you guys living in a litigious society.

T.


In Topic: Glazing Cone 6 Pottery

23 May 2015 - 12:48 PM

The two metal brackets that the cone rests on can come out. They could be cleaned with a wire brush attachment on your bench grinder. Or you can buy new ones they are cheap. you can also buy a guide template to adjust the setting of your sitter.

Do you know a potter or teacher in your area who can show you? Not complicated, but I am a two finger typer and this would take a lot of words. Better to show.

TJR.


In Topic: It's Too Big..she Said

21 May 2015 - 07:42 AM

I think I can speak for the rest of us, when we assume all Canadians are polite.  I for one, poke fun at the notion.  A stereotype, does not define a nation.  Though, all things considered, that's not a bad one to have.  When people think of the U.S., they think we are overweight, gun-toting bullies.  

 

I've heard enough of your classroom stories, to know, that there are quite a few Canadians, that are far from polite.  I of course, can relate.  I also work with the same clientele you do.

Well said, buddy.

T,


In Topic: Kiln Vent

21 May 2015 - 07:41 AM

You don't have to turn the vent on immediately. Probably an hour into the firing. It is just convenient to do it all at once.

TJR.