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"Great news! I thought maybe playing with the flux would give you the surface you sou…"

Pat replied Jun 28, 2016 to Firing to cone 6 twice in the same firing?

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"I need to replace my elements and install a pyrometer so I can get going on some gla…"

Pat replied Jun 24, 2016 to Firing to cone 6 twice in the same firing?

14 Jun 28, 2016
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"Cool. Thank you :) "

Pat replied Jun 23, 2016 to Firing to cone 6 twice in the same firing?

14 Jun 28, 2016
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"Beautiful results! It is fun to get the glaze just so but obviously it is lovely as…"

Pat replied Jun 23, 2016 to Firing to cone 6 twice in the same firing?

14 Jun 28, 2016
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"Well it was an interesting experiment - thanks for sharing. I know you are done test…"

Pat replied Jun 23, 2016 to Firing to cone 6 twice in the same firing?

14 Jun 28, 2016
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"Beautiful pot George! "

Pat replied Jun 8, 2016 to Getting a soda ash fired look with commercial glaze?

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"I am starting work with clay I have dug in my field and I am thinking Norm's fix of…"

Pat replied Apr 23, 2015 to Frozen Clay??

10 Apr 27, 2015
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"Mid-fire isn't my comfort zone either. I did find another site that had pretty exten…"

Pat replied Apr 22, 2015 to Frozen Clay??

10 Apr 27, 2015
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"Hi Barbara - I used to work a lot with high fire Grolleg porcelain and a cone 6 porc…"

Pat replied Apr 21, 2015 to Frozen Clay??

10 Apr 27, 2015
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"Hello - Did you find an answer to your problem? I am curious about how your next loa…"

Pat replied Apr 20, 2015 to Frozen Clay??

10 Apr 27, 2015
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