[Clayart] Fwd: Re: Microwaves and pots

Douglas Fur 23drb50 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 19:19:17 EST 2016

I sent JH an email on this topic and I'm being so presumptuous as to
forward it.

I second John's absorption strategy.

I also wonder about dark glazes and clay bodies. I've noticed some dark
pots heat up and I wonder if it's the amount of iron but it's not a
consistent pattern. Any comments?

Seola Creek
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: "John Hesselberth" <jjhesselberth at gmail.com>
Date: Nov 7, 2016 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: Microwaves and pots
To: "Douglas Fur" <23drb50 at gmail.com>

Hi Duff,
> The best way is to make sure that water absorption is 2% or less.
> John
> On Nov 7, 2016, at 5:58 PM, Douglas Fur <23drb50 at gmail.com> wrote:
> John
> Following up on your post on Clayart:
> Can you post a summary of how to make pots which won't overheat in a
> microwave oven?
> It seems like there are a lot of variables and more opinions.
> Is there anyway to say "Do these 5 (?) things and you're good."
> or "Avoid X, Y and Z and you're covered."?
> Thanks
> Duff R-B
> Seola Creek
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