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"You can also substitute zinc oxide for the barium carbonate, 15%. I think the pot in…"

Harold Roberts replied Jun 16, 2015 to Recipe of Reliable matt (very) yellow cone 6 glaze

25 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Harold Roberts

"Hi Billie, gerstley borate is 2% that will make it add up to 100%. You should use a…"

Harold Roberts replied Jun 16, 2015 to Recipe of Reliable matt (very) yellow cone 6 glaze

25 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Harold Roberts

"I also have had problems with spodumene passing though a sieve. If it has passed thr…"

Harold Roberts replied Nov 8, 2014 to Spodumene not passing through sieve

2 Nov 8, 2014
Reply by Harold Roberts

"I use micro crystalline glazes which I suppose are the opposite effect you are looki…"

Harold Roberts replied Nov 8, 2014 to Sparkly patches in glaze: how to achieve

7 Dec 5, 2014
Reply by Nancy Krug

"Is this tile Ron Propst's ^9 flameware or your modification? Did you replace the AP…"

Harold Roberts replied Oct 25, 2014 to ^6 Flameware - Clay Body Recipe

3 Oct 25, 2014
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Hi Cindy, Here is another example of the terra cotta glaze. You have to be careful h…"

Harold Roberts replied Oct 11, 2014 to Recipe of Reliable matt (very) yellow cone 6 glaze

25 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Harold Roberts

"In the speckled yellow the RIO is 2% & tin is 4%. The two glazes are very differ…"

Harold Roberts replied Oct 6, 2014 to Recipe of Reliable matt (very) yellow cone 6 glaze

25 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Harold Roberts

"Tell me how it works out for you Juli. Try it with light rutile too."

Harold Roberts replied Oct 4, 2014 to Looking for creamy white glaze for red clay

5 Oct 4, 2014
Reply by Harold Roberts

"Yes, matte glazes tend to be soft but this one is very high in silica and very durab…"

Harold Roberts replied Oct 4, 2014 to Recipe of Reliable matt (very) yellow cone 6 glaze

25 Jun 16, 2015
Reply by Harold Roberts

"This is my oyster glaze I use it here over white stoneware cone 6. I like how it bre…"

Harold Roberts replied Oct 4, 2014 to Looking for creamy white glaze for red clay

5 Oct 4, 2014
Reply by Harold Roberts

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