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"Melissa,  Strontium carbonate is much less toxic than many other ceramic materials.…"

George Lewter replied Mar 8, 2016 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Thank you, Denise. I was thinking of SH's older firing schedules from 3-4 years ago.…"

George Lewter replied Dec 14, 2014 to SCM and the Companion Glazes Run

12 Feb 2, 2015
Reply by Charna Schwartz

"Even if you are not using the Steven Hill glazes, when you are layering glazes, you…"

George Lewter replied Dec 14, 2014 to SCM and the Companion Glazes Run

12 Feb 2, 2015
Reply by Charna Schwartz

"Using 2012 updated recipes for SH Red Orange and Jen's Juicy Fruit w/ red iron oxide…"

George Lewter replied Sep 7, 2014 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Issues with Hannah's Fake Ash Blue and SH Green Ash.  My pots with HFA Blue have bee…"

George Lewter replied Nov 24, 2013 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Water Color Green and Blue will give matte colors where thinly sprayed over SCM and…"

George Lewter replied Oct 27, 2013 to Looking for glossy results with SH

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Reply by George Lewter

"Lawence, you are correct that the images are a from a Filemaker application. The sof…"

George Lewter replied May 29, 2013 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"What I can see is: A very nice looking set of cups. The fake ash is fully melted, w…"

George Lewter replied Apr 18, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"Hm . . . You're right, June. The Hesselberth and Roy cone 6 limit formulas also set…"

George Lewter replied Apr 17, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

"This was under another topic: Reply by graham strong on March 23, 2012 at 8:42pmDele…"

George Lewter replied Apr 17, 2012 to The Companion Glazes - Modifiers and Complements to SCM

46 Sep 29, 2017
Reply by Norm Stuart

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