I enjoy the occasional cone 6 salt firing.  I also enjoy  raku and aluminum foil saggar.  I have not been able to find any twelve step program to help me with these addictions so I was wondering if it would be appropriate to post any photos of these works.  I like the fact that this site is so cone specific and really don't want to confuse people who may just be learning the specifics of firing temperatures.  Any comments?

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Comment by Christopher Cisper on April 13, 2012 at 3:21pm

This site is great George!!!  Thank you very much for doing this.  It is such a great networking forum for all potters.  Just plain awesome.

Comment by Jan Wallace on April 13, 2012 at 3:19pm

Oh, wow how exciting George. Good on you! I have really enjoyed the Cone 6 network, but I think that this is a breath of fresh air and will I believe it will bring a little more spice to an already wonderful ceramics community. Thanks.

Comment by George Lewter on April 13, 2012 at 2:38pm

Cone 6 electric is likely to remain my bread and butter, but I too have been chafing within the arbitrary bounds of the network. Let's open it up to include other methods of cooking clay.  I have embraced the idea by changing the title of the network, and hope you all find it liberating. 

Comment by Jeff Poulter on April 13, 2012 at 11:27am

I have seen pots on here from Raku to ^8 & beyond Crystalline.  I like seeing other flavors and don't think it would be confusing as long as they were labeled as to what they were.  Just my .02

Comment by Jan Wallace on April 13, 2012 at 11:24am

I understand where you are coming from Christopher and I resist as much as possible, putting my other non Cone 6 work on this site so not to confuse subjects. I have so many ideas in my head with respect to ceramics and working on lots of things at once with respect firing methods, functional and non functional work so I also share you predicament/ addiction (obsession as my husband calls it) ha ha.... Why don't you start your own blog page and let others here know about it so that we can keep track of your other work. I would certainly have a look as I am also a Raku, pit firing/saggar addict and love soda fired work. I made a blog with blogspot.com. It is free to set one up, easy to do yourself and although I dont seem to get alot of feedback, the stats says it is being read and found by people. I just enjoy doing it occassionally if I have time and something interesting to say. Or you can email me (other addict) via my personal email address if you would like someone to share ideas/pics with. janwallace.pottery@gmail.com my blogsite address is www.janwallacepottery.blogspot.com if you are interested in having a peek.


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