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Porcelain

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looking for a nice running glaze

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pesky little crater at handle

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Skutt kiln not reaching temperature

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Robert spicer posted a discussion

Porcelain

I fired my first pots thrown with P-5 porcelain and was very disappointed with the results. I had…See More
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Catherine Rehbein posted photos
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Joseph Rosenblatt commented on Joseph Rosenblatt's photo
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Small Tea Cup

"Patricia, it is a combinations of two glazes. Folk Art White(under) and FM Matte White Over."
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Patricia Sadler Trainor commented on Joseph Rosenblatt's photo
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Small Tea Cup

"beautiful. And what glaze is this?"
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Rodney Allen Roe replied to Ginny Waters's discussion looking for a nice running glaze
"Hi, Ginny.  I landed here via a search for runny glazes.   I would like something…"
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Cone 6 Yunomi

"Thanks."
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Little Brown Jug, sorta

low fire clear matt glaze (goes super glossy?)over various underglazes and red iron oxide.
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Cone 6 Yunomi

"beautiful"
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Joseph Rosenblatt replied to juli long's discussion pesky little crater at handle
"After you dip your mug or brush it, blow it quickly with your mouth. I do this often to spread out…"
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Cone 6 Yunomi

"See George's comment below. It is a variation of Richard Busch's recipe, with my 15 hour…"
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Cone 6 Yunomi

"This glaze looks familiar but I can't quite place it.  Did you use ROI and frit mix and…"
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Cone 6 Rutile Blue Alberta Slip glaze

"Jon & Jeff - I corrected the description on the photo Tony posted 3 years ago. We have a very…"
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Jeff Poulter commented on Tony Hansen's photo
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Cone 6 Rutile Blue Ravenscrag Slip glaze

"Tony will have to chime in here and say whether this pic belongs to the Ravenscrag recipe or the…"
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Salvidor D Carp

"Thanks Denice and Norm, appreciate the view and comments."
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Norm Stuart commented on Carl Crutchfield's photo
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Salvidor D Carp

"The clouds and waves are clever in a way I've never seen before. I like your style so much I…"
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Joseph Rosenblatt commented on Joseph Rosenblatt's photo
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Cone 6 Yunomi

"Very good! Yes it is his glaze combination. Although I used iron stain instead of the MnO based…"
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George Lewter commented on Joseph Rosenblatt's photo
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Cone 6 Yunomi

"Very nice. This looks like Richard Bush's glaze combination from his article "A…"
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