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"Thank you George for your comment I will try a piece with chattering  "

josi rica replied Sep 24, 2019 to wash glazes

6 Sep 24, 2019
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"thank you  Marina, in fact, I didn't think about this solution "   after the first f…"

josi rica replied Sep 23, 2019 to wash glazes

6 Sep 24, 2019
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"Bonjour Marina Je vis en Belgique  et il s'agit justement des pièces d'une dame Holl…"

josi rica replied Sep 22, 2019 to wash glazes

6 Sep 24, 2019
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"OK Tom, I still went on the site of cebex and I find nowhere this fritte 52190, may…"

josi rica replied Sep 2, 2018 to fritte cebex

4 Sep 2, 2018
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"Hallo Tom I have this to show you only  It's the second recipe "

josi rica replied Sep 2, 2018 to fritte cebex

4 Sep 2, 2018
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"C'est une superbe idée !! malheureusement les marchés artisanaux ne le permet pas, m…"

josi rica replied Jun 9, 2018 to Beyond the Market Tent to a Rolling Showroom

7 Jun 9, 2018
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" Thank you for your answers, I am going to try the   diamond grit  which georges pro…"

josi rica replied Apr 23, 2018 to diamond discs

11 Apr 23, 2018
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"hello everybody, which grit   do you advise to me to obtain a beautiful bottom for…"

josi rica replied Apr 21, 2018 to diamond discs

11 Apr 23, 2018
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"ok thank you George I will go to see on these  websites and choose  which suits me"

josi rica replied Mar 23, 2018 to diamond discs

11 Apr 23, 2018
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"thank you Adron Lilly, I will look these links. See you soon "

josi rica replied Mar 22, 2018 to diamond discs

11 Apr 23, 2018
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Low cost flat lapping disc can be used on you potters wheel if you, drill bat pin holes in it, and provide a trickle of water to cool it. At amazon.com, 120 grit for aggressive material removal. Click the image to purchase 

Members have had great things to say about John Britt's new book, Mid-Range Glazes. Click the image to buy from Amazon.com

Purchase Glazes Cone 6 by Michael Bailey, The Potters Book of Glaze Recipes by Emmanuel Cooper, or Making Marks by Robin Hopper, all available at amazon.comMastering Cone 6 Glazes by John Hesselberth & Ron Roy is now out of print.

Harbor Freight is a great place to find unbeatable prices for better HVLP spray guns with stainless steel parts and serviceable economy models, as well as detail guns, all tested by our members for spraying glazes, as well as compressors to power the guns. As yet no one has tested and commented on the remarkably inexpensive air brushes at harbor freight.

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If you are up to creating videos of your work or techniques you might want to invest in a flip video camera

Following are a few scales useful for potters. Your final price could be less or more - things change.

American Weigh Black Blade Digital Scale, 1000g X 0.1g $11.08 

For the non-digitally inclined the old standard Ohaus Triple Pro Mechanical Triple Beam Balance, 2610g x 0.1g, with Tare $169.00

And finally a low cost clone of the OHaus. The Adam Equipment TBB2610T Triple Beam Mechanical Balance With Tare Beam $99.62

ebay is a great alternative for many tools and the equipment used in the ceramics studio - kilns, wheels, extruders, slab rollers are often listed there both new and used.

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