[Clayart] dan, ball clay
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Tue Jul 5 20:53:47 EDT 2016
Clay and glaze story....... I have been using Soldate 60 for 15 years
or so and the same glaze for over 40 years, a gift from Viola Frey, who
decided I was a hopeless case when it came to learning glaze
calculation, ( R column or something like that ). Anyway... all of a
sudden Soldate 60 had a slightly different color, a light tan, from
gray.My glaze started popping off, so I called Laguna and they told me
that they had started digging at the other end of the pit & it changed
the color slightly, & if my glaze didn't fit alter it a little. NOT! So
I used the clay for a completely different approach, the clay threw
beautifully, too! I've been doing the "different look" for years now, &
am quite happy, no glaze just oxides & post firing in my Webber BBQ. I
use a different clay for my glaze work. Funny how things work out. But
I must mention, I don't support myself on clay dollars. Mike Gordon
On Jul 5, 2016, at 5:14 PM, mel jacobson via Clayart wrote:
> man, that is a tough story.
> i have changed all of my glazes to use
> combination of epk and ball.
> not a single thing has happened...and the fit is much better.
> ( i was having glzes crack off...and i talked to ron roy
> and he suggested the technique. i used it and passed on
> my results.
> we will have to have ron look at your pots, recipe etc
> and see what he suggests. he is ten times smarter then me when
> it comes to glaze. maybe 50 times.
> from: minnetonka, mn
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