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"Good demo.  I'll bet if you took a poll for which is liked best it would come out ev…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied Nov 19, 2015 to What a difference the choice of clay makes.

12 Aug 13, 2016
Reply by George Lewter

"Where can I find information about Insight?  I have another program, the one from on…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied Oct 6, 2015 to Recipes from John Britt's "The Complete Guide To Mid-Range Glazes", now in Insight-Live

6 Oct 6, 2015
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Hi, Ginny.  I landed here via a search for runny glazes.   I would like something li…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied Sep 3, 2015 to looking for a nice running glaze

7 Feb 3, 2016
Reply by Jon Butler

"I will give a follow-up on both the glaze and the booth.  It will be interesting to…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied Jul 4, 2015 to Effects of Bentonite

3 Jul 4, 2015
Reply by Rodney Allen Roe

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Rodney Allen Roe replied Dec 21, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"Thanks for the picture.  Did you cut a hole to mount the box fan in in the back...or…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied Dec 21, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"Thanks for the help.  I just gave myself one for Christmas.  Now I have to cobble a…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied Dec 9, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"This has been a very informative discussion.  If I remember correctly Vickery theori…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied May 30, 2014 to ^6 oil spot MFA thesis

18 Jun 11, 2017
Reply by Joseph Fireborn

"Catherine, Thanks for the tip on the tip of the straw.  I will be working with a com…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied May 29, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"I notice that Harbor Freight has a compressor air brush kit on sale.  I'm going to t…"

Rodney Allen Roe replied May 28, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

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