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"It is a porcelain stoneware mixture with no grog. It is called love stone from allig…"

Marla Stroup replied Jun 11, 2015 to Post firing/glazing repairs

7 Jun 11, 2015
Reply by Marla Stroup

"I'm going to practice making just the bottom of the sink with the hole and see if I…"

Marla Stroup replied Jun 11, 2015 to Post firing/glazing repairs

7 Jun 11, 2015
Reply by Marla Stroup

"Thanks for taking the time to help me out with this. My sink is hand built and proba…"

Marla Stroup replied Jun 10, 2015 to Post firing/glazing repairs

7 Jun 11, 2015
Reply by Marla Stroup

"Since the first posting my thinking is moving in the direction George mentioned, hav…"

Marla Stroup replied Apr 22, 2015 to Beyond the Market Tent to a Rolling Showroom

7 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by josi rica

"Just to clarify, please read the fine print on each bottle of glaze to see if it is…"

Marla Stroup replied Aug 7, 2014 to Amaco High Fire Glazes

13 Aug 7, 2014
Reply by Marti Howell

"I agree with being hesitant to use on greenware. It just seemed weird for sure. I am…"

Marla Stroup replied Aug 6, 2014 to Amaco High Fire Glazes

13 Aug 7, 2014
Reply by Marti Howell

"Yes, it is on the jar of both the Celebration Liquid Glazes and the Sahara Liquid Gl…"

Marla Stroup replied Aug 4, 2014 to Amaco High Fire Glazes

13 Aug 7, 2014
Reply by Marti Howell

"thanks for all the information. I am stuck at this point with only using the glazes…"

Marla Stroup replied Aug 3, 2014 to Amaco High Fire Glazes

13 Aug 7, 2014
Reply by Marti Howell

"Chantay, that is so neat! Living along the Gulf Coast we are always thinking about h…"

Marla Stroup replied Apr 26, 2014 to Beyond the Market Tent to a Rolling Showroom

7 Jun 9, 2018
Reply by josi rica

"I got it at my local CVS. The pharmacist asked what I wanted it for and I told her i…"

Marla Stroup replied Mar 24, 2014 to Magic Water for slip

6 Mar 24, 2014
Reply by Nadine Mercader

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