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"Sylvia and Don, I found the 'Water Colour Green' and 'Water Colour Blue' recipe on t…"

Jan Wallace replied Apr 20, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Very interesting June. Thanks for helping us to understand how all this works. That…"

Jan Wallace replied Apr 19, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Thanks Sylvia. I think they look GREAT! Well done."

Jan Wallace replied Apr 18, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Hi Sylvia, Someone else asked this question recently and I wrote down the recipe whe…"

Jan Wallace replied Apr 12, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"I am currently using a large cardboard box as a spray booth. I tape large sheets of…"

Jan Wallace replied Jan 14, 2012 to Does anyone have success dipping the SH Glazes rather than spraying??

12 Feb 21, 2012
Reply by Sylvia Shirley

"Thanks June, yes, i printed out the page with the schedules. Very helpful. I am goin…"

Jan Wallace replied Jul 7, 2011 to Cone 6 firing schedule for SCM etc glazes

23 Jun 27, 2013
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Thanks alot Robert, that is very helpful. I will have a look at that now. :)"

Jan Wallace replied Jul 6, 2011 to Cone 6 firing schedule for SCM etc glazes

23 Jun 27, 2013
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Yes, I read that too with the SCM. I dipped at least 150 test rings today and i will…"

Jan Wallace replied Jul 6, 2011 to Cone 6 firing schedule for SCM etc glazes

23 Jun 27, 2013
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Thanks June. Firstly, i want to say that i really enjoyed reading your blog and webs…"

Jan Wallace replied Jul 4, 2011 to Cone 6 firing schedule for SCM etc glazes

23 Jun 27, 2013
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Hi June. Thanks for asking this question. It is good timing as I am about to test va…"

Jan Wallace replied Jul 3, 2011 to Cone 6 firing schedule for SCM etc glazes

23 Jun 27, 2013
Reply by Norm Stuart

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