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  1. TJR

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    Karen; I am liking your images-esp. the rabbit and the ravens.Great work! Tom [TJR]
  2. Put a glaze test in a friend's gas kiln on Friday. I am loading my kiln on Tues.Her kiln unloads on Thurs. I see a problem.

  3. Diesel; Let me get this straight. Do you begin with a Celadon glaze that already has 2% iron in it, or do you get the iron from the clay body and the copper is added to a plain clear glaze to get the copper red? TJR.
  4. Old Lady; That was a great tour. Thank-you for taking the time to describe it all to us. TJR.
  5. I've got a crap load of old earthenware clay, bagged up, rock hard dry that I am going to reconstitute and then fire Majolica. But then those stoneware and porcelain glazes keep sucking me back in. So beautiful...so little time.. so beautiful...[sound fades out]. TJR.
  6. Beautiful work. So,you are saying stoneware? Could easily be earthenware as well. Like the decoration. Tom.
  7. You caught me! I apprenticed with Michael Cardew in 1978/79. Once in a life-time experience. Had to come back to Canada though. I was broke and had been away for two tears. Tom.
  8. Nancy; I apprenticed with Michael Cardew in 1978/79. One year. Seth was there as well. Tom
  9. Great stuff. Love the messy studio. Looks like mine. Tom.
  10. Took the hammer to a bunch of runny glazed mugs. Felt great!

    1. Evelyne Schoenmann

      Evelyne Schoenmann

      Now the shards are for a beautiful mosaic!

    2. Cavy Fire Studios

      Cavy Fire Studios

      Omg I LOVE doing that! It's such great therapy. :D

    3. Chris Campbell

      Chris Campbell

      I just gave away some shards for a gardener who wanted to try discouraging moles by mixing them into the soil near his roses.

  11. Currently glazing 83 mugs. BORING!

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    2. Babs


      put on your music! May change your onglaze patterns!

    3. Pres


      Cut the tape in different widths and lengths and dip away!

    4. Mark C.

      Mark C.

      You should try it barefooted-less boring with cold toes

  12. Back from NCECA.Some great people,great memories.

    1. Marcia Selsor

      Marcia Selsor

      thanks again for your help in packing up the juried show. Wish we had had some more time to visit.


  13. But from NCECA. Back teaching. Some great memories.

  14. But from NCECA. Back teaching. Some great memories.

  15. On my way to NCECA,baby.Look for a guy with a big smile on his face!

    1. Chris Campbell

      Chris Campbell

      We want reports and pictures of all your fun!

    2. Evelyne Schoenmann

      Evelyne Schoenmann

      I met with the big smile!

    3. Pres


      Hung out with the big smile most of the week, and I have one now also!

  16. Off the blog for two weeks. I sent my Mac to the Mechanic. Then forgot my password.

    1. alabama


      Hint: It's "password".

    2. Denice


      Oh No! A dreaded senior moment. I can say this since were the same age.

    3. Babs


      its ceramicartsdaily!

      What a sick MAc??

  17. Dumped an entire 5 gallon pail of glaze on the floor. Scraping glaze today. Whoo hoo!

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    2. Crusty


      Well you help me with my 30 mug handles and ill help you Scrape up the mess you have. Deal?

    3. Denice


      This would be one of the few times I would use a curse word. You know which one I'm talking about.

    4. anthony


      I drooped a jar of the deepest and darkest glaze all over the carpet in my friend's retail shop. Scraped and cleaned like crazy with limited success. She took it in stride, but i felt horrible.

  18. I like those nesting slab trays, and the purple mug. I also have a purple glaze that I use all the time. Tom.
  19. Hey; I like the mugs. I would love to be able to soda fire. Great work. Tom.
  20. Remember to wash the food out of your pottery before you throw it out. TJR.
  21. 2,000 years. Says so on my business card. "Good for 2,000 years." TJR.
  22. From the album: 2014 Portfolio

    Stoneware reduction fired on glaze decoration. December 2014
  23. TJR

    2014 Portfolio

    Best work for 2014
  24. From the album: 2014 Portfolio

    Cobalt spiral decoration on shino glaze stoneware. September 2014
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