Glazes - Development and Adjustment (40)

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Gelling with Gerstley - Not a fun dance routine

My glazes have been acting ...... peculiar ,   lately. and I read this on Facebook.  Please consider the source, so I come here for verific…

Started by cp dunbar

2 May 26, 2021
Reply by Donna Kat

First experiment with wood ash glazes

Last year I decided to resume my passion for modeling clay and in particular stoneware and porcelain clay.  I decided to specialize in sing…

Started by Luca

0 Feb 20, 2021

Green Pooling Blue glaze

I bought a beautiful glaze called Green Pooling Blue from It had been posted there without a recipe listed. Now Glazemixer…

Started by Mary Lou Eshelman

14 Nov 30, 2016
Reply by Tileworks

Can one predict the appearance of a glaze? (part I: The Si/Al ratio)

What do I mean by 'appearance': Will it be glossy, matte, satin matte, stony dry? What I don't mean by 'appearance': the color, the shade,…

Started by Daniel Spruyt

9 Oct 19, 2016
Reply by Tom Humphries

Once firing alumina replacement

I've recently experimented with raw glazing and once firing. My glaze was very flaky and I experienced lots of crawling. I was glazing the…

Started by Tom Humphries

11 Jul 5, 2016
Reply by Norm Stuart

Mason stains, or what?

I'm trying to achieve a red glaze, I don't want to go down the "Iron Red" route and so I've tried a couple of commercial preparations, boug…

Started by Ayjay

5 Jun 6, 2016
Reply by Joseph Fireborn

Crater or Lava glaze help

Hi all, I'm new to the group and 've been trying to get a good crater glaze with big crater holes and it's driving me crazy because all my…

Started by Susanne Scher

4 May 4, 2016
Reply by Susanne Scher

Copper reds in oxidation using silicon carbide

These are some recent results.

Started by Ian Hall-Hough

6 Mar 11, 2016
Reply by Joseph Fireborn

Iron Glazes and Achieving Red Color in Oxidation

Following is an extract from John Sankey's Website with detailed instructions on achieving iron reds.Summary Red iron oxide Fe2O3 decompose…

Started by George Lewter

3 Jan 8, 2016
Reply by juli long

Slip and Hakeme Decoration

Been reading a lot about Jim Malone, Mike Dodd, and to some extent Phil Rogers regarding treatment with slip using finger trailing or Hakem…

Started by cp dunbar

0 Dec 14, 2015



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