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Posted just now Hi, wondering if anyone can help I have a large bowl with a small 2cm crack from the rim, it has been bisque fired and what can i do to repair? I have a similar problem, but longer on another bowl. thickness of sides and rim all ok, it is hand built so i do try to compress as much as i can around the rim. Also where I’m having the firing down my work (and I guess others works) are coming out with black marks like dots on them, just wondering what that could be. Many thank
Hey all, using white cone 6 stoneware- B-mix 5 WC-401 I have been making some little 8-inch coral wall hangings- I throw bowled plates and fill it in with coral looking bits. They dry slowly and they usually make it through the glaze firing fine but then I like to add some glass (I bought some stained glass and mosaic glass pebbles- photos attached (the ones I bought are different colors but same type)) and put them in for another glaze firing and then they often crack at this step. I try not to use too much glass since I know that can cause cracking and often they just crack a little
I'm having severe cracking problems on large 20 inch platters. I think it's from hairline cracks developing during drying. The platters were dried upside down for about four months inside large plastic bags. Every week or so I would open the end of the bag and flush some fresh air through to clear out some of the condensation on the inside of the bag. Some of the platters were thrown in the traditional pull a cylinder and spread it out technique. Others were made from a slab laid on the bat on the wheel head. It doesn't seem to make any difference which way they were made. Attached are pi