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"Martha, Sharing is how I got these recipes!!   To get that grass green, I layer two…"

juli long replied Jul 19, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
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"Thanks Nadine It took me forever to get these posted, and I see they didn't show up.…"

juli long replied Jul 18, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
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"I have this at a small gallery where I live. The white pots glaze is "Donna's Matte…"

juli long replied Jul 18, 2014 to Couldn't have done it without this site!

10 Jul 20, 2014
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"Dani, I was in the same boat as you, no classes, overwhelmed, put it off, bad notes,…"

juli long replied Jun 10, 2014 to Glaze Development for Dummies

13 Jun 12, 2014
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Norm,   What do you do with the sediment if you find it at the bottom of the bucket?…"

juli long replied May 30, 2014 to glaze flakes off bisqueware before firing

14 Jun 3, 2014
Reply by Nadine Mercader

"Wow, what a great fun firing!  I remember my first firings in a manual kiln, going a…"

juli long replied May 30, 2014 to New Kiln, Newbie Potter

8 May 30, 2014
Reply by Nadine Mercader

"I never could tell if folks meant "thick in the bucket" or "thick on the pot".  "

juli long replied May 27, 2014 to ^6 oil spot MFA thesis

18 Jun 11, 2017
Reply by Joseph Fireborn

"Some of these had a dark clay slip over a tan clay (trinity cone 6 clay is tan) and…"

juli long replied May 21, 2014 to maggie moo glaze

3 May 21, 2014
Reply by juli long

"Hey Lyn, All of these were dipped, and thank you for the kind words *) ."

juli long replied May 21, 2014 to maggie moo glaze

3 May 21, 2014
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"Ive wanted to try this glaze since the first post on it.  Add it to my list! nice pi…"

juli long replied Apr 10, 2014 to PA Frogskin Glaze

22 Apr 11, 2014
Reply by Norm Stuart

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