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"Is yours the color of a brown paper grocery bag, or darker, with a more mocha, coffe…"

martha peddicord replied Jul 20, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
Reply by juli long

" Is the rutile dark or light?  I just recently learned that it can make a difference…"

martha peddicord replied Jul 20, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
Reply by juli long

"Thank you.  I will mix and test soon.  I have been looking for a more true green for…"

martha peddicord replied Jul 19, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
Reply by juli long

"I love the green on the pitchers.  Is that Xavier's warm Jade?  I have seen that els…"

martha peddicord replied Jul 19, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
Reply by juli long

"interestin, I have used Ellen Buff for years with no problems, then this summer, zit…"

martha peddicord replied Oct 7, 2012 to Glaze Tests

32 Jul 1, 2017
Reply by Sofia Donovan

"just curious, I'm having some pinholing. what clay did you change from and to what?"

martha peddicord replied Oct 7, 2012 to Glaze Tests

32 Jul 1, 2017
Reply by Sofia Donovan

"I use both of those glazes regularly, 2 of my favorites.  Never have those problems…"

martha peddicord replied Apr 14, 2012 to Help! Blisters or Pinholing

8 May 31, 2012
Reply by lessie hostilo

"Looks like the yellow version of  ^6 White Bird'.    neph sy         47 dolomite    …"

martha peddicord replied Apr 27, 2011 to Yellow Matte

28 Jul 5, 2011
Reply by June Perry

"Kathy, the little critter is a siphon, but for me the multiple bottles is a such a p…"

martha peddicord replied Apr 20, 2011 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"Stacy, what site or thread are you finding that info on?"

martha peddicord replied Apr 19, 2011 to The Best of Cone 6, Mid-Fire Potters

22 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by George Lewter

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