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"Wow, thanks for all the research. Did you ever think about writing all this up as an…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Aug 22, 2018 to How to do Acrylic paint pouring with ^6 glaze ??

7 Aug 22, 2018
Reply by Norm Stuart

"How is this different from sodium silicate?"

Lawrence Weathers replied Aug 21, 2018 to How to do Acrylic paint pouring with ^6 glaze ??

7 Aug 22, 2018
Reply by Norm Stuart

"I'm experimenting with a variety of additive's such as Sodium silicate, Epsom salts,…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Aug 20, 2018 to How to do Acrylic paint pouring with ^6 glaze ??

7 Aug 22, 2018
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Thanks george That is a technique that I will have to try"

Lawrence Weathers replied Jan 24, 2017 to Slip trailing

9 Jan 24, 2017
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"Right now I am frozen out of my studio. When it warms up a bit I would check the sli…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Jan 15, 2017 to Slip trailing

9 Jan 24, 2017
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"What end up working best is mixing a little Elmers with the Glaze.  If you put too m…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Jan 12, 2017 to glaze flaking off in high magnesium glazes

6 Jan 12, 2017
Reply by Tom Anderson

" I found my  solution in small tattoo bottles that I bought  on eBay for $.75 a set.…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Jan 12, 2017 to Slip trailing

9 Jan 24, 2017
Reply by Lawrence Weathers

"tom That gives me a good starting point thanks Larry"

Lawrence Weathers replied Oct 24, 2016 to glaze flaking off in high magnesium glazes

6 Jan 12, 2017
Reply by Tom Anderson

"hi Tom Thanks for the suggestions I think I will try both approaches. You have any…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Oct 24, 2016 to glaze flaking off in high magnesium glazes

6 Jan 12, 2017
Reply by Tom Anderson

"Maybe I am too quick to add additives. I will give it a try your way. Thanks for the…"

Lawrence Weathers replied Oct 18, 2016 to Slip trailing

9 Jan 24, 2017
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