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"I just ordered the book and am looking forward to utilizing it. I have a recipe from…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Jan 9, 2015 to John Britt's new cone 4-7 glaze book

4 Jan 9, 2015
Reply by Carl Ray Crutchfield

"Share when you hear about one Bren!"

Cyndy Littleton replied Jan 8, 2015 to Inquiry: Intermediate or advanced students WEEK-LONG or longer

3 Oct 27, 2015
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Chantey, like everything I seem to come across, porcelain clays can vary to some deg…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Jan 4, 2015 to Glazes for Porcelain

1 Jan 4, 2015
Reply by Cyndy Littleton

"I use an old fiberglass shower that I got for about $50. Hooked up a box fan with so…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Dec 17, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"Because of the weight of the sprayer with the glaze (especially when I am doing mult…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Dec 17, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"I like to use the DeKups disposable cups system for my spraying. This allows you to…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Dec 10, 2014 to Gravity feed spray guns?

7 Dec 10, 2014
Reply by Cyndy Littleton

"I like the softness of this yellow! Do you have any pieces with the terra cotta? "

Cyndy Littleton replied Oct 10, 2014 to Recipe of Reliable matt (very) yellow cone 6 glaze

25 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Harold Roberts

"Have any of you heard about the conversion systems by Summit Kilns? I was comparing…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Jun 10, 2014 to Raku kiln from an old electric kiln

8 Jun 10, 2014
Reply by Ersatz Soubriquet

"Thank you everyone for your recommendations!"

Cyndy Littleton replied Jun 6, 2014 to Raku kiln from an old electric kiln

8 Jun 10, 2014
Reply by Ersatz Soubriquet

"You are a genius! I completely forgot about Harbor Freight and we have one less than…"

Cyndy Littleton replied Jun 2, 2014 to Raku kiln from an old electric kiln

8 Jun 10, 2014
Reply by Ersatz Soubriquet

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