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"I would assume that the bowl is Tenmoku and the leaf is something else. What does th…"

Kabe Burleson replied Nov 6, 2016 to Leaf imprint

1 Nov 6, 2016
Reply by Kabe Burleson

"May I Suggest. Weigh up 3 or 4, 100 gram batches. Make a pile of test tiles.  Add wa…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jul 12, 2014 to opulence matt base question

3 Jul 13, 2014
Reply by Wyndham Dennison

"Me again Tom. I was looking at some gallery type lids, I said the "foot of the lid"…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 29, 2014 to lidded jars - contact points - glazing

4 Jun 30, 2014
Reply by Tom Humphries

"Hi Tom. If you glaze the lids and the pot  you can't have two glazed surfaces togeth…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 29, 2014 to lidded jars - contact points - glazing

4 Jun 30, 2014
Reply by Tom Humphries

"Well today I am inspired by Rodney Allen Roe and Robert Coyles 98 year old mother, s…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 29, 2014 to Inspiration?

6 Jun 29, 2014
Reply by Kabe Burleson

"The plaster bats I use have a plastic piece that attaches to the wheel head and the…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 25, 2014 to Throwing questions

14 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Leo Villaroman

"Being almost as old as the clay I'm working with. I am just now realizing what a tre…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 24, 2014 to Inspiration?

6 Jun 29, 2014
Reply by Kabe Burleson

"There are a lot of different bate systems out there. Might be a good discussion ques…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 24, 2014 to Throwing questions

14 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Leo Villaroman

"Morning Tom I looked in an old Bailey catalog 2004-06 and they are called Pot Lifts,…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 22, 2014 to Throwing questions

14 Jul 6, 2014
Reply by Leo Villaroman

"Thanks Norm I too enjoy the marketing part as much as I do burying my hand in clay.…"

Kabe Burleson replied Jun 22, 2014 to Inspiration?

6 Jun 29, 2014
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