Hi can someone tell me if pit-fired pottery fades over time? If so how long does the color last.
I am getting good colors from rusty steel, copper wire and seaweed (which I presume contains salt) so mostly from the metals fuming I think rather than organic items.
I would like to sell my work but customer would not be happy if it faded after purchase!
Thank you for considering my question.
I had all three kilns going today-two cone 10 gas glaze fires and a electric bisque-solar system near maxed out running the 48 amp constant load-solar offset 37kw on that fire today. still needed some grid power to get it done in 8 hours.
Work bench surface: Hi Neil! You've written on other posts that your excellent work bench surface is 3/4" MDF with 5-6 coats of Linseed Oil. I'd like to copy your method, and am currently planning a to build a workbench. Quick question, does the MDF need to be on top of a sheet of plywood so that it won't sag or warp, or is that not necessary? My workbench will be 3' x 8' with 4x4" legs and 2x4" braces. Thank you! ---Nan
I am building up a new body of work, in the experimental stages! I have been lurking here for many years, but only just set up a profile. Thank you all for the amazing content and hope to contribute more in the future.