[Clayart] tony's metaphor tangent - cornwall stone vs custer, mega-pinholes

Jeff Lawrence jefflawr at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 12:48:17 EDT 2014


Taylor wrote:

> Eddy, heard a very interesting lecture by a ceramics engineer from Alfred,
> Bill Carty. An interesting take away was his finding for the underlying
> cause of pinholes. Not outgassing, not dirty bisque. Interesting.
>

pending Taylor saying more on this, here are some emergency stop-gap
explanations of pinholes:
- clay mites on the prowl
- glaze worms getting frisky
- the kiln gods have pins (and ain't afraid to use 'em)

Jeff



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