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"Thank you Norm for the info. reading away. CP"

cp dunbar replied May 3 to Alfred University Fundamentals of Ceramics

13 May 3
Reply by cp dunbar

"so, how do  you fire w/o glaze touching the kiln shelf ? thank you so much !"

cp dunbar replied Nov 22, 2016 to Christmas Ornament glazes

3 Nov 23, 2016
Reply by Norm Stuart

"thank you barbara /tips hat cp"

cp dunbar replied Jan 22, 2015 to Pete's Weathered Bronze (Green)

17 May 2, 2018
Reply by Barbara Hanselman

"I tried Barbara's glaze and found the dipped glaze to be uniform and interesting wit…"

cp dunbar replied Jan 22, 2015 to Pete's Weathered Bronze (Green)

17 May 2, 2018
Reply by Barbara Hanselman

"I would love to know your results.  Again, thank you.  cp"

cp dunbar replied Jan 20, 2015 to Special Effects with Brush Application

16 Jan 26, 2016
Reply by George Lewter

"Dawn, this is a beautiful piece. May i ask  you which glaze you used for the brown e…"

cp dunbar replied Jan 18, 2015 to Special Effects with Brush Application

16 Jan 26, 2016
Reply by George Lewter

"Great rim effect !"

cp dunbar replied Jan 11, 2015 to Special Effects with Brush Application

16 Jan 26, 2016
Reply by George Lewter

"reply by Simon Leach about Blue Wash recipe on his video: Hi CP The blue wash is  25…"

cp dunbar replied Jan 9, 2015 to Simon Leach Glazes

3 Jan 9, 2015
Reply by cp dunbar

"This will be fun.  Looking forward to it, marking calendar. cp"

cp dunbar replied Jan 8, 2015 to Help Us Organize C6P Glaze Education Days - - - January 15 - February 28, 2015

17 Jan 10, 2015
Reply by Karen Hancock

"So now the obvious topic is "What about a Spray Booth ?" /wink cp"

cp dunbar replied Dec 17, 2014 to Spraying glazes

56 Sep 11, 2016
Reply by Jim Wallace

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