Glazes - Testing and Reporting (26)

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ceramic supply usa - liston crystalline glazes

So about the same time that Coyote came out with their non-running crystalline glazes, my buddy(Clay Liston) who works for Ceramic Supply U…

Started by Jeff Poulter

1 Jun 10, 2014
Reply by Nadine Mercader

How to interpret this recipe for Lynn's Glossy Gray-blue green

I am trying to mix the recipe that is the glaze on Barbara Hanselman's  'Egyptian Bowl'. Gerstly borate     50 Silica                   3…

Started by martha peddicord

1 Apr 19, 2014
Reply by Wyndham Dennison

Keeping record of your work

OK, I give it another try...Integrated in my database mentioned before, I developed a system to evaluate glazes and it can - to some extend…

Started by Daniel Spruyt

2 Apr 16, 2014
Reply by Daniel Spruyt

Keeping record of your work

If you use many different glazes or always try new ones like me, it is important to keep record of everything you do. To do so I use the re…

Started by Daniel Spruyt

0 Apr 13, 2014

Refire Test Ring from previous Cone 6 Test to 1000c and Intereting Results

Recently I opened a discussion here with my first test cone 6 test results and photos. I explained that due to circumstances, I did not do…

Started by Jan Wallace

9 Feb 25, 2014
Reply by Norm Stuart

Recipes for Testing

If you find a recipe that intrigues you and want to know more about it, post it here to see if anyone else has any experience with it.  Ple…

Started by George Lewter

6 Oct 30, 2013
Reply by George Lewter

Glaze tests

There are a number of glaze tests on my web site in the Potters Corner if anyone is interested.  Many tiles are layered glazes some of whic…

Started by Randy McCall

18 Jul 25, 2013
Reply by Judy Smith

Online Glaze Recipe Database Project is Now Under Way

Tony Hansen, owner of the Digitalfire Corporation contacted me after my  announcement went out that we were about to develop an online glaz…

Started by George Lewter

15 Jan 20, 2013
Reply by June Perry

The Accidental Glaze Project

The Accidental Glaze Project “Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.” Mark Twain Has this happened to you? Out of the kiln comes a n…

Started by Tobla Howell

0 Dec 10, 2012

CORRECTED LIST AND NEW PHOTO OF CONE 6 TESTS

  The first four glazes in the front row (left to right), which were on the top shelf of the kiln, are my SCM version #10812A with 2% yell…

Started by June Perry

5 Apr 14, 2012
Reply by Darthe Hues

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