[Clayart] Grinding wheel recommendation please

Ken Chase kchase235 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 09:27:07 EDT 2016


David:
Well said and well received.
Thanks
Ken

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> On Oct 7, 2016, at 3:09 PM, David Woof <woofpots at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Then too... it is possible to learn to glaze with success ratios in the high nineties percentiles so need for grinding drips and runs is almost completely avoided and if there is an "accident" it's usually not worth the time expended. One tremor or distracted slip of the hand/eye and one still has the waster one tried to save. And the pot still appears like it had to be "fixed up."
> 
> 
> So why is any one pot so "precious?" Make more, one should get better with experience.
> 
> 
> One can possibly make love making a more fulfilling experience in future times, but a "do-over" for a bad time is virtually impossible.
> 
> 
> OF course I am completely in accord with producing and enjoying smooth bottoms and feet. And a glass or two of wine and candle light makes everything seem smoother.  Let's not forget why we do most of the things we do........
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> From: Clayart <clayart-bounces at lists.clayartworld.com> on behalf of Robert Harris <robertgharris at gmail.com>
> Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2016 10:41 AM
> To: Clayart international pottery discussion forum; Kenneth Chase
> Subject: Re: [Clayart] Grinding wheel recommendation please
> 
> Ken,
> 
> While many people like bench grinding, I personally have a diamond
> lap(idary) disc that I put on my wheel. I use 320 grit and it goes through
> stuff pretty quickly. You could definitely go down to 240 or 120 or so.
> 
> Here is a video from Hsin Chuen Lin which explains the process. (Must use
> lots of water or the surface wears away!).
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkoaGDdoVbA
> [https://www.bing.com/th?id=OVP.V9c5057a7ee1bafc6df526f93454465c8&pid=Api]<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkoaGDdoVbA>
> 
> 219. Grinding Flat and Smooth the Feet of Fired Pots with ...<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkoaGDdoVbA>
> www.youtube.com
> To see or buy my finished work, please visit my ETSY shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/hsinchuen To watch more of my throwing videos, please visit my channel: h...
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> 
> 
> These lap discs are available on e-bay for between $8 (for a 6" disc) to
> $40 for a 12" disc. They usually come from China so it's a 2-3 week wait,
> but well worth it.
> 
> His way uses a batt gripper cloth to hold the disc in place, personally
> I've just epoxied the disc onto a plastic bat.
> 
> Here is a more complicated set-up that he uses
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldZvMvPZZuY
> [https://www.bing.com/th?id=OVP.V61e4074952c52a4d546795ca6c4f4b15&pid=Api]<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldZvMvPZZuY>
> 
> 82. Turning a Potter's Wheel into a Flat Lapping Machine ...<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldZvMvPZZuY>
> www.youtube.com
> To buy my work, please visit my Etsy shop: http://www.etsy.com/shop/hsinchuen. For more info about me, please visit my website "www.mypots.net"
> 
> 
> 
> but personally I just drip water from a sponge.
> 
> The advantage of this set up is that it uses lots of water, so there's no
> dust and there's much less danger of bits chipping off or the usual bench
> grinder issues. If you're grinding bowls however, be careful if you try and
> bevel the foot edge. I've ground the side of a bowl by accident a time or
> two! Also don't push down too hard, you can pull the diamonds off the
> surface. Soft and slow (but it's really not that slow!) is the key.
> 
> Robert
> 
> 
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>> On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 9:01 AM, Ken Chase <kchase235 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hi:
>> Please advise me of the most aggressive grinding wheel I can get for the
>> glaze running
>> Over my foot rings.
>> I also use a diamond bit on a Dremel but it takes
>> Forever to cut through the glaze.
>> Thanks
>> Ken
>> 
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