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"I had a serious problem with this when they changed the final batch of Gerstley. It…"

Donna Kat replied May 26 to Gelling with Gerstley - Not a fun dance routine

2 May 26
Reply by Donna Kat

"Sorry, also for a recipe like this I made up a second batch with the entire EPK calc…"

Donna Kat replied Dec 28, 2019 to Glaze Crawling Problem

7 Jan 7, 2020
Reply by RS

"Wiping with a sponge can cause crawling if the sponge has picked up any dirt/clay, I…"

Donna Kat replied Dec 28, 2019 to Glaze Crawling Problem

7 Jan 7, 2020
Reply by RS

"On bisque ware, under the glaze you can wipe away to give greater depth and variance…"

Donna Kat replied Dec 28, 2019 to Wash Application

5 Feb 2, 2020
Reply by Kathleen Scott

"I want to add that it is really important to use John's book and not treat these rec…"

Donna Kat replied Jul 11, 2015 to Recipes from John Britt's book Mastering mid-range glazes in .xml format.

24 Aug 23, 2015
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"I will move on to Celadon Blue"

Donna Kat replied Jul 11, 2015 to Recipes from John Britt's book Mastering mid-range glazes in .xml format.

24 Aug 23, 2015
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"Here is the Clear.  The upload is limited to 5 MB so it may be the case that for a x…"

Donna Kat replied Jul 11, 2015 to Recipes from John Britt's book Mastering mid-range glazes in .xml format.

24 Aug 23, 2015
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"Went through my books and it was close enough to the surface that I was able to find…"

Donna Kat replied Jun 29, 2015 to Recipes from John Britt's book Mastering mid-range glazes in .xml format.

24 Aug 23, 2015
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"It might be an interesting project for people to jointly start adding the recipes to…"

Donna Kat replied Jun 29, 2015 to Recipes from John Britt's book Mastering mid-range glazes in .xml format.

24 Aug 23, 2015
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"Good to have.  Thanks."

Donna Kat replied Jul 8, 2014 to Ron Roy article on Custer Feldspar and adjusting recipes

1 Jul 8, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

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