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"You could try decreasing tin and supplement with zircopax. Sometimes works in other…"

Joan Scott replied May 8, 2018 to Tin Oxide substitutes

5 May 9, 2018
Reply by Norm Stuart

"What is the colorant for seafoam as compared to bronze? I have a strong blue with 1%…"

Joan Scott replied May 2, 2018 to Pete's Weathered Bronze (Green)

17 May 2, 2018
Reply by Barbara Hanselman

"Hi George, For the model with stainless steel nozzle do you have a model number?"

Joan Scott replied Aug 15, 2016 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

"Thanks Norm that is useful to know. "

Joan Scott replied May 31, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

"Thanks for posting the tile. Is that on a stoneware tile? "

Joan Scott replied May 31, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

"No problem, thanks. "

Joan Scott replied Apr 24, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

"Wonderful information. Thanks. I do use neph sy frequently instead of feldspars. Can…"

Joan Scott replied Apr 24, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

"Thanks for this. Do you have some of these slow cooling iron glazes in your photos?…"

Joan Scott replied Apr 23, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

"Tin is very expensive to use but I have found that in some particular glazes and esp…"

Joan Scott replied Apr 23, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

"Interesting information. I have this for ORANGE STREET:Silica 15.2%Talc 13.8%Dolomit…"

Joan Scott replied Apr 23, 2013 to Magruder Red cone 6

29 Jun 21, 2014
Reply by Donna Kat

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